Auction 103, Lot 507

"Afrique", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Africa

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Nice map of Africa with a nearly blank interior, showing the extent of knowledge of the continent at this time. The southern tip of Africa is called simply Hotentots. Ten various scales of miles are on the right of the map.

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Condition: A

Couple of very insignificant spots, else crisp and bright.

Estimate: $60 - $90

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/11/2003

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