Auction 108, Lot 597

"[Lot of 2] L'Africa Divisa nelle sue Principali Partis [with] Afrika", Various

Subject: Africa

Period: 1790-1825 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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Two maps providing an interesting comparison of the continent. First (7.5 x 6.2") is filled in spurious information particularly in the south. It is from an Italian edition of Claude Buffier's Geographie Universelle, published in Venice, 1790. Second (7.5 x 7.5") is N.G. van Kampen's map of the continent showing only those regions and rivers that had been explored at the time of issue, 1825.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/29/2004

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