Auction 106, Lot 535

"Partie de l'Afrique audela de l'Equateur, comprenant le Congo, la Cafrerie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1766 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.4 x 11 inches
31.5 x 27.9 cm

Very attractive map of the southern part of Africa. While the cartographic content is modest and moderately accurate, the decorative cartouche and surrounding rococo style border (printed from a separate copper plate) make this a desirable map.


Condition: A+

Slight toning at paper edges.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/3/2004