Auction 119, Lot 841

"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

Size:
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.

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Condition: B

A few spots of foxing. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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