Partie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se Trouvent la Basse Guinee, la Cafrerie, le...

Nicolas de Fer (*1646 - 1720)
Antique map of South Africa. Printed in Paris circa 1705.

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Description

A charming map of South Africa with Madagascar. From Nicolas de Fer's Atlas Curieux. With many details in the interior of the country. Decorated with a nice title cartouche with a ship and a sea monster.

Details

CartographerNicolas de Fer
TitlePartie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se Trouvent la Basse Guinee, la Cafrerie, le Monomotapa, le Monoemugi, le Zanguebar et l'Isle de Madagascar
Publisher, YearParis, circa 1705
Plate Size21.7 x 31.9 cm (8.5 x 12.6 inches)
Sheet Size26.6 x 36.5 cm (10.5 x 14.4 inches)

Condition

A very good copy.

Cartographer

Nicolas de Fer was born in 1646 and was an important French geographer and cartographer of the late 17th Century. He issued more than 600 separate maps and was appointed Geographer of the King. He died in 1720.

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Nicolas de Fer: Partie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se Trouvent la Basse Guinee, la Cafrerie, le Monomotapa, le Monoemugi, le Zanguebar et....
Antique map of South Africa. Printed in Paris circa 1705.

South Africa - de Fer, Nicolas - Partie Meridionale d'Afrique ou se...

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