Africae descriptio

Abraham Goos (1643)
Coloured map of Africa. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1630.

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Description

Attractive small scale coloured map of Africa, engraved by Abraham Goos for Mercator / Hondius. French letterpress on back.

Details

CartographerAbraham Goos
TitleAfricae descriptio
Publisher, YearAmsterdam, circa 1630
Plate Size14.5 x 20.1 cm (5.7 x 7.9 inches)

Condition

Some browning, top right corner with repair, little waterstained. Overall fine conditions.

Cartographer

Abraham Goos was engraver in Amsterdam with connections to Hondius. He also engraved maps for the famous Speed Atlases. He died in 1643.

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Abraham Goos: Africae descriptio.
Coloured map of Africa. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1630.

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