Africa, Zanzibar; N. Sanson d'Abbeville - Le Zanguebar / Partie du Zanguebar - 1681-1700

Description
Africa, Zanzibar; N. Sanson d'Abbeville - Le Zanguebar / Partie du Zanguebar - 1681-1700
17th century copper engraving from the East Coast of Africa.

Map of the East coast of Africa, with Zanzibar, including the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea.

Copper engraving by Nicolas Sanson d’Abbeville from ca. 1680.

Good condition. Nice, early print with light plate tone. The map has been professionally restored, with the paper and margins being reinforced - almost invisible - with Japanese paper. Verso: blank.

Please also see the photos.

Insured shipping.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Africa
Geographical specification
Zanzibar
Map maker/ publisher
N. Sanson d'Abbeville
Map/ Book title
Le Zanguebar / Partie du Zanguebar
Period
1681-1700
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
17th century copper engraving from the East Coast of Africa.
Size of the largest image
18.7×29.7 cm
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