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Auction 100, Lot 434

"Carte de l'Afrique selon les Auteurs Anciens Enrichie de Remarques Historiques…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Africa

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.9 x 10.5 inches
27.7 x 26.7 cm

Nice map of the continent conforming to the geography typical of the late 17th century. The Nile appears according to the ancient pattern, arising from two large lakes complete with large islands. Panels of French text surround the map on three sides. Sheet size 19 x 14.5".


Condition: A

Binder's trim to text at sides, map crisp and fine.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2002