By: Nicolas Sanson
Date: 1650 (dated) Paris
Dimensions: 15.5 x 21.75 inches (39.4 x 55.2 cm)
This is an authentic map of Africa by Nicolas Sanson. It provides a vast view of the African continent and the surrounding islands with colored boarders.
The map shows two lakes in the south central portion of the continent as the primary source of the Nile River. Towns and cities are distinguished by tower icons and topography is fairly detailed. The title cartouche is decorated with plants and a mysterious face.
Condition: Map is in A condition with original colors and slightly narrow side margins.
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