Auction 108, Lot 598

"Africa", Melish, John

Subject: Africa

Period: 1818 (dated)

Publication: Melish's Universal School Atlas

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 13.5 inches
23.4 x 34.3 cm

Uncommon and appealing map of the continent with detail confined primarily along the known coastlines. The Supposed course of the Niger R. flows south to connect with the Congo.


Condition: B

Attractive original color. Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/29/2004