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Auction 104, Lot 617

"Congo, Cafrerie", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

11 x 9.5 inches
27.9 x 24.1 cm
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First state of this attractive map of the southern part of the continent and Madagascar with an inset of the Horn of Africa (Cote d' Ajan). Without a great amount of detail except the names of numerous tribes. Lake Malawi is shown as an elongated lake named Grand Lac Marari. The title cartouche is surrounded by jungle. Map engraved by E. Dussy and cartouche engraved by Arrivet.

References: Pedley #439.

Condition: A

Estimate: $190 - $240


Closed on 9/10/2003