Congo' (De L'Afrique)
Original 17th century copperplate map, 1683
Title of the map: 'Congo'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
The map shows the western coast of Central Africa, including the modern
countries of Gabon Cameroon Congo & Angola.
DATE PRINTED: 1683
IMAGE SIZE: Approx Overall page size 13 x 21cm approximately (5 x 8 inches);
image size 10.5 x 14.5cm approximately (4 x 5.5 inches)
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Allain Manesson Mallet
PROVENANCE: "Description de l'Univers", contenant les differents systemes du
Monde, les Cartes generales & particulieres de la Geographie Ancienne &
Moderne: Les Plans & les Profils des principales Villes & des autres lieux
considerables de la Terre; avec les portraits de Souverains qui y commandent,
leurs Blasons, Titres & Livrees: Et les Moeurs, Religions, Gouvernements &
divers habillemens de chaque Nation, dedieé au Roy, par Allain Manesson Mallet.
Paris, Chez Denys Thierry, Rue S. Jacques, MDCLXXXIII (First edition, Paris,
TYPE: Original 17th century copperplate map
VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown
may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is
offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may
be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check
the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all
antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and
time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. I offer a no questions
asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und
Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y
impresiones antiguas. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.