Africa Empire Abyssinia Nile river interior detail 1683 Mallet map
Africa Empire Abyssinia Nile river interior detail 1683 Mallet map Africa Empire Abyssinia Nile river interior detail 1683 Mallet map
$ 85.00

Empire des Abyssins.

(Africa- Empire of Abyssinia)

Issued 1683, Paris, for A.M. Mallet.

Charming 17th century copper engraved map. With what is almost certainly very old hand color.

The image has a near folk-art feel, a style unique to this historical era. Utterly unlike anything produced today and of modern aesthetic appeal for this reason.

Mostly clean and well preserved example, the image displays a fine patina.

Sheet measures c. 8 1/4"H x 5"W.

Printed area measures c. 5 1/2"H x 4"W.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3. p.196.

[R16565]