Auction 103, Lot 533

"A Map of the Cape of Good Hope & the Country adjacent", Gibson, John

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

5 x 8 inches
12.7 x 20.3 cm

Copper engraved map extending from St. Helena Bay to False Bay. Locates Dassen and Robben islands, and many place names and mountains in the interior. A fine map of the region around Cape Town. Still bound in the original November issue, complete and with a related article.

References: Jolly GENT-92

Condition: A

Marginal toning, still very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/11/2003