Mercator: West Africa
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Western Africa – Guinea – Sierra Leone with the capital city Freetown – Liberia with the capital city Monrovia - Ivory Coast
Title: "Guineae Nova Descriptio"
Decorative map depicting the coast of West Africa with an inset map of the island "I.S. Thomae" (Saõ Tomé). Verso description in French.
Original coloured copper engraving by Gerhard Mercator (1512-1594) from a French edition of "Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi…“, Amsterdam 1633.
Print size: 34,7 x 49 cm
Beautiful print and colours, smoothened centrefold, altogether in very good condition.