ANTIQUE MAP OF AFRICA, GERHARD MERCATOR JR.17TH C
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Lot 0040 Details
Framed engraved hand colored map, after 1600, by Gerhard Mercator Jr (his grandfather was Gerhard Mercator, Flemish, 1512-1594), "Africa Ex magna orbis terre descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, studio & industria, G.M. Iunioris", after Gerhard Mercator's map of 1569, the continent of Africa, with Saudi Arabia, circular title cartouche lower left, surmounted by satyrs, Latin text verso, central vertical fold, foxing, retaining ARCO collection label verso, sight: 15"h, 16.5"w, overall: 22"h, 25"w Start Price: $200.00