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Map of Africa


Map of Africa

Blaeu sr., Joan / Blaeu, Wilhelm (Jansz.) / Blaeu, Wilhelm (Jansz.) / Anoniem / Anonymous

Map of Africa.

Africae nova descriptio. The margins of the chart have been decorated with engravings of costumes and pictures of cities.

The map is taken from the Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas.

Bottom left: Cum Privilegio / ad decennium.

From 1630 onwards the map was included in various atlases published by Willem and Joan Blaeu, including the Atlas Maior.

In the 'Atlas Maior' the chart is included in part IX, leaf 29.

Please contact Österreichische Nationalbibliothek for reuse and copyrights.

Sources and literature

Krogt, Peter van der, The Atlas Blaeu - Van der Hem: of the Austrian National Library (2005)