Auction 104, Lot 619

"Carte du canal de Mosambique, contenant l'Isle de Madagascar avec les Cotes d'Afrique depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance jusqu'a Melinde", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.4 x 8.2 inches
31.5 x 20.8 cm

Copper engraved map of the southeast coast from the Cape of Good Hope to Zanzibar, including Madagascar. Minimal detail except for the names of several tribes. At left is a large, detailed inset map of the region between the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena Bay. The trade-winds are graphically depicted in the Indian Ocean. Engraved by Dien.


Condition: B

Bit of faint discoloration and offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 9/10/2003