Auction 108, Lot 595

"Afrika, Volgen de Nieuwste Ontdekking…", Meijer, Peter

Subject: Africa

Period: 1768 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 7.2 inches
23.4 x 18.3 cm

An uncommon Dutch version of Emanuel Bowen's map of Africa. The Nile has its sources in both L. Dembee and two small lakes in the Bergen van de Maan with a note that new discoveries indicate that the twin lakes are probably not the correct source. Rococo-style title cartouche.


Condition: A

Light toning in margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/29/2004