African Continent Apocryphal Geography Morocco Egypt Guinea Zanzibar 168 SansonBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Sahara Desert, Libya, Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Guinea, Congo, Zanzibar, Madagascar).
Issued c.1686, France by Sanson. Engraved by de Winter.
Late 17th century engraved map depicting many fictitious rivers and lakes in Central Africa, at that point unexplored by Europeans.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 9 1/2" H x 14 3/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 7 1/2" H x 10 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.