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By: Jacques Chiquet
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.