October 27, 2016, 1:00 PM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 242: Sanson d'Abbeville (Nicolas) - Basse Æthiopie,(20 views)
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Estimate: £400 - £600
Description: southern Africa and Madagascar, large drapery title cartouche upper centre, engraved map with hand-colouring, 430 x 560mm., faint central vertical fold, minor handling creases, Paris, 1655 § Merian (Matthaeus) Æthiopia Inferior vel Exterior Monomotapa, southern Africa and most of Madagascar, after Blaeu, tile cartouche of animal hide held by native huntsmen, lower right, shipps and turtle, animals in the interior, engraved map with hand-colouring, 290 x 375mm., short split at foot of central vertical fold, [Frankfurt], [c.1690] § Albrizzi (Giovanni Battista) Carta Geografica del Capo di Buona Speranza, detailed map of the area around Table Mountain and Robben Island, from Saldanha to False Bay, large title vignette of native figures, elephant and rhinoceroses, engraved map with hand-colouring, 350 x 440mm., central vertical fold, Venice, [c.1750] (3)
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