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Auction 100, Lot 436

"Africa Drawn from the best Maps", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Africa

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

10 x 9.25 inches
25.4 x 23.5 cm
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A fine map of that continent that was likely engraved by Jefferys, according to Jolly. Great detail names dozens of tribal areas throughout, without the typical 'unexplored' notations. Includes Madagascar and extends to the Mediterranean Sea.

References: Jolly GENT-54.

Condition: B

Folding, as issued with binder's trim to neatline. Toned, more in margins. Short split to neatline at one fold.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/12/2002