Auction 121, Lot 767

"Nieuwe Kaart van Africa na de Addlerlaastste Ondekking int Licht Gebracht", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Africa

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10.8 inches
31.8 x 27.4 cm

Handsome map of the continent with the title in a simple block-style cartouche. Filled with interesting and fairly accurate cartography based on Delisle. The Nile is shown according to Paez and inland from Zanzibar lies a long lake Maravi (Malawi). The Hottentottens occupy the southern tip.

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Condition: A

With a crisp impression, fine coloring and very wide margins with two large watermarks. A couple spots in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $240 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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