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Auction 115, Lot 750

"Partie de l'Afrique audela de l'Equateur, comprenant le Congo, la Cafrerie &c.", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Africa - Southern

Period: 1790 (published)

Publication: Atlas General, civil, ecclesiastique et militaire

Color: Hand Color

12.3 x 10.8 inches
31.2 x 27.4 cm

Very attractive map shows the southern part of Africa. While the cartographic content is modest and moderately accurate, the decorative cartouche and surrounding rococo style border (printed from a separate copper plate) make this a desirable map.


Condition: A

Crisp impression and original color. Bottom left corner of blank margin torn off, well away from map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/21/2006