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    Sale 2481 | Lot 2
    Price Realized: $423With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2481 Lot 2

      (AFRICA.) Janssonius, Johannes. Group of 6 double-page engraved maps of regions in Africa. Approximately 19x22 inches each sheet size, wide margins, French text on verso; original hand-coloring; heavy staining at margins occasionally extending into images, several tears and repairs. sold as is. Amsterdam, circa 1645

      Estimate $300 - 500

      comprising: Guinea (Coast of Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria) * Fezzae et Marocchi (Straits of Gibraltar, Morocco) * Turcicum Imperium (Egypt, Red Sea, Arabia) * Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum (Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya) * Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe) * Barbaria (Mediterranean Coast, mouth of the Nile River, and fortifications of Carthage in Tunisia).

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $423