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

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.


Condition: B

A few spots of foxing. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 5/9/2007