Auction 111, Lot 669

"Carte de l'Afrique", Bourgoin, P.

Subject: Africa

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Élémentaire de la Géographie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 13.2 inches
41.9 x 33.5 cm

Attractive map of the African continent extending to include nice detail of the nearby islands in both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The geography is typical of the period with most of the interior containing only tribal names. Decorated with a small French-style cartouche.

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Condition: B

Good impression with a bit of light surface soil.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/8/2005

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