Auction 106, Lot 536

"South Africa", Bartholomew, John

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1876 (circa)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Printed Color

Size:
22.2 x 16.5 inches
56.4 x 41.9 cm

An interesting and detailed map of the southern tip of Africa with an inset titled "Continuation of Map on a reduced Scale showing Dr. Livingstone's Travel between the Years 1849 & 1856." The regions still dominated by indigenous nations are noted with the various Bantu tribes and Great Bushman Land. The coastal territories of the Portuguese and British colonies are packed with information including early roads. The Boer Orange River Free State and Trans Vaal Republic are also clearly marked.

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Condition: B

Repaired split on centerfold just entering map at top. Bit of faint foxing.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Unsold

Closed on 3/3/2004

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