Africa - Blaeu - 1662

Title: Africa Nova Descriptio
Place published / Year:
Amsterdam, 1662.
Mapmaker / Publisher:
Joan Blaeu

Technique: Modern reproduction on laid paper.
Size (exc. margins): 39.7 x 54.3 cm.

Africa - Blaeu - 1662

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Decorative map of Africa published by Joan Blaeu (1598-1673) for the twelve-volume atlas: Atlas Maior, sive Cosmographia Blaviana, qua solum, salum, coelum, accuratissime describuntur. The Atlas Maior was one of the most expensive and extensive publications of the 17th century. This twelve-volume set contained almost 600 maps and thousands of pages of descriptions. Map of Africa, with decorative border depicting large African cities / tradeposts.. 


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Size: 39.7 x 54.3 cm.

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Modern reproduction on laid paper.