Jun 03, 2021 - Sale 2571

Sale 2571 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 594
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AFRICA.) Two hand-colored engraved maps. Vp, vd

Additional Details

Schenk & Valk. Aethiopia Superior vel Interior; vulgo Abissinorum sive Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium. Double-page engraved map of central/eastern Africa, i.e. the mythical kingdom of Prester John. 16 1/2x20 3/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original hand-color in outline; very nice. Amsterdam, circa 1700.

Bowen, Emanuel. A New & Accurate Map of Negroland and the Adjacent Countries. Engraved folding map of western Africa. 16 1/2x21 inches sheet size, wide margins; hand-colored; binding edge at left, generally very nice. London, circa 1744.