"Partie de l'Afrique, audela de l'Equateur, Compenant le Congo, la Cafrerie &c", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: Southern Africa
Period: 1786 (dated)
Publication: Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique
Color: Hand Color
10.2 x 9 inches
25.9 x 22.9 cm
Handsome map of South Africa, including Madagascar with cartographic content that is modest and moderately accurate. It is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche. French text panels are pasted onto either side, as was customary with this atlas.
A few spots of foxing. Hinge remnants on verso.