Auction 107, Lot 508

"Carte de l'Afrique selon les Auteurs Anciens Enrichie de Remarques Historiques…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Africa

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.7 x 10.5 inches
27.2 x 26.7 cm

Nice map of the continent conforming to the geography typical of the late 17th century but showing places as known to the ancients. The Nile appears according to the ancient pattern, arising from two large lakes complete with large islands. Panels of French text surround the map on three sides. Sheet size 19 x 14.5".

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/9/2004

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