Prima Tavola (Africa)
1565 - B/W as issued - large margins added
This rare map is a close copy of the Ramusio-Gastaldi copperplate engraved map of 1563, but has a text box in the upper right corner. The map shows extensive information on the Portuguese ports on the east coast of Africa. It was published by Ferando Bertelli in 1565 as a separate map. It also appeared in Italian composite atlases from this period. The copperplate that made this map was engraved in 1564 by Niccolo Nelli. (Betz # 10).
1601 - B/W as issued
From the Petits Voyages, Part III
Sharp print, some browning on the fold, else excellent copy with large margins
Nuevo Mapa de Fernando Poo por los PP. Misioneros - Barcelona, 1901. Contemporary coloured lithograph with inset of Santa Isabel. 92x60 cm
Large and very detailed missionary map of the island of Fernando Poo, in the Gulf of Guinea (westcoast of Africa).