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Giovanni Battista Ramusio: Parte Del'Africa

Map: AFR4435
 
Cartographer: Giovanni Battista Ramusio
Title: Parte Del'Africa
Date: 1556
Published: Venice
Width: 15 inches / 39 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: AFR4435
Description:
Stunning early woodcut map of West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea embellished with animals, sea monsters, sailing ships, and native figures. Drawn by Giacomo Gastaldi, one of the greatest early cartographers, for publication in Ramusio's Delle Navigationi Et Viaggi. Lovely strong impression. [AFR4435]