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Giovanni Camocio: [Map of Africa]

Map: AFR5735
 
Cartographer: Giovanni Camocio
Title: [Map of Africa]
Date: 1566
Published: Venice
Width: 27 inches / 69 cm
Height: 19 inches / 49 cm
Map ref: AFR5735
Description:
RARE. Lafreri school map of Africa engraved by Paulo Forlani and published by Camocio. Based on Forlani's 1562 map of Africa, but with an eastward extension showing the Malabar Coast of India. Gloriously decorated with sea monsters and a depiction of Noah's Ark. The earlier first state, published in 1563, is known in only two copies.

[Betz (R.L.): The Mapping of Africa 8.2] [AFR5735]