Olfert Dapper Africa 1668 with many engravings and maps Extremely rare
Olfert Dapper - Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche gewesten van Egypten, Barbaryen, Lybien, Biledulgerid, Negroslant, Guinea, Ethiopiën, Abyssinie: vertoont in de benamingen, grenspalen, revieren, steden, gewassen, dieren, zeeden, drachten, talen, rijkdommen, godsdiensten en heerschappyen. Including: Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche eylanden (= Dutch title) - Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1668? - book starts at page 9 - 728 pp + Bladwyser + De eilanden van Afrika, ending at page112 - illustrated with 24 double-page engravings, 50 halfpage engravings + a restaured double page from Algiers + 2 very damaged engravings - some contemp. + 1 drawing of ships , probably 18th century - 34 x 22 cm. Some loose pages, some pages frayed, some damaged.
But the largest part of the book is still fine (80%) and clean and fresh, with many engravings and maps. All engravings powerful and sharp!! Despite the defects a very important , valuable and famous work.
I can provide more detailed photos. The item "Olfert Dapper Africa 1668 with many engravings and maps Extremely rare" is in sale since Wednesday, October 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "tradetraveler65" and is located in Assendelft. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1668
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands
- Topic: Travel
- Binding: Hardcover
- Region: Europe
- Author: Olfert Dapper
- Subject: Exploration & Travel
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: Dutch
- Place of Publication: Amsterdam
- Special Attributes: Illustrated