Auction 107, Lot 513

"Africa", Lizars, Daniel

Subject: Africa

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Geographical Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33.5 x 15.5 inches
85.1 x 39.4 cm

Uncommon pair of maps making up a large-scale map of the continent. Each map consists of two joined folio sheets. They could be joined and would measure 30.5" x 33.5". The map provides an excellent view of the cartographic knowledge of the mid-nineteenth century with very fine detail of the regions that had been explored. The unexplored regions are completely blank except for a few tribal names. Several notations are included.

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Condition: B

Sharp impression and original coloring. A little light scattered foxing and fold separations in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/9/2004

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