1690 – J. Danckerts – Africae Descriptio


Title:                      “Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio…”


Attractive and very detailed map of the Africa, derived from Frederick de Wit’s map. The decorative cartouche includes Moorish traders, Black Africans, a child riding a large elephant and two lions reclining on the title block.

The map comes from the atlas “Atlas Bij Iustus Danckers in de Calverftraet inde Dancbaerheijt” published by Justus Danckerts in Amsterdam, 1690.

Cartographer/Publisher:    Justus Danckerts (1635-1701)
Sheet size:                                      60,3 x 52,3 cm
Year:                                                 1690
Technique:                                  copper engraving


Good condition. Contemporary coloring. Brownish paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1690 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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