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Lot 732
By: Jacques Chiquet
Subject: Africa
Date: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 8.9 x 6.6 inches
         22.6 x 16.8 cm


    Charming map of the continent with some interesting cartography and filled with notations. The Nile is correctly shown with its origins in Abyssinia. A large Lac de Zaire appears just below the Equator as the source of the Zaire River. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose.

Condition Description: A bright example with marginal soiling and numerous minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Ref: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-5.

Estimate:
$160.00 - $190.00

Starting bid: $80.00
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