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BLAEU, W. - Aethiopia inferior, vel exterior.

BLAEU, W. -  Aethiopia inferior, vel exterior.
BLAEU, W. - Aethiopia inferior, vel exterior.
Date: Amsterdam, 1645
Size: 378 x 496 mm.
Colouring: In attactive original colours.
Condition: A fine copy in attractive colours. Very slight water staining in upper margin hardly affecting the engraved area.

Description

The standard map of South Africa throughout the 17th century. The lake out of which the 'Zambere' -the Zambesi- flows is probably based on reports of Lake Ngami, undiscovered until 1849. Then 20 miles long, it is today only marshland.
Some minor browning outer part margin. French text on verso.
750€
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  • Reference N°: 06729
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