Western Africa, 1662

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Joan Blaeu, [Atlas major] Geographia, quae est Cosmographia Blaviana . . . (Amsterdam, 1662), vol. 9, between pp. 115 and 116. (Copy in Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Title: "Guinea". Colored engraving, interior and coastal place names with drawings of animals. This map is very similar to one published later in D. O. Dapper, Description de l'Afrique . . . Traduite du Flamand (Amsterdam,1686;1st ed., 1668), facing p. 250; see image reference A003 on this website.