Auction 121, Lot 790

"Carte de la Cote Orientale d'Afrique depuis l'Isle de Patte jusques a Mocambique, avec les Isles adjacentes", Apres de Mannevillette, Jean B. N. D.

Subject: Africa - Eastern

Period: 1775-78 (circa)

Publication: Le Neptune Orientale

Color: Black & White

Size:
19 x 26 inches
48.3 x 66 cm

A handsome sea chart draws the coastline of East Africa from Kenya near Pate Island past Tanzania to Mozambique, including Cape Delgado and ending around Mocambique. A portion of Madagascar peeks into the bottom right; the islands of Zanzibar, Comoros, Mayotte, Moheli, and Anjouan are shown.

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Condition: A+

A superb example on a strong sheet with a couple of marginal smudges.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/26/2007

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