Auction 129, Lot 807

"[Lot of 10 - Africa]",

Subject: Africa

Period: 1695-1882 (dated)

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A lot of good maps detailing the continent of Africa and illustrating the cartographic development throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

1) "Africa" by J. H. Colton, New York, 1856, from the uncommon Cabinet Atlas, hand color, 10.5 x 12.5" (A).
2) "Carte d'Afrique" by J. B. Poirson, 1802, outline color, 16.8 x 13.5" a few spots (A).
3) "Afrique" by Justus Perthes, Paris, 1882, outline color, 10.8 x 8.3" (A+).
4) "Africa" by Robert Morden, c. 1695, uncolored, 5 x4.3" (B).
5) "Africa" by D. F. Robinson & Co., Connecticut, 1829, hand color, 9.5 x 7.3" (B).
6) "Africa" by J. Archer, Gilbert's Modern Atlas, London, 1842, hand color, 11 x 8" (A).
7) "Africa" by Samuel Arrowsmith, London, outline color, 9.5 x 7.8" centerfold toning (B).
8) "Africa" by Major Radefeld, 1850, outline color, 10 x 7.5" with a few minor spots (A).
9) "Africa" by Sidney Hall, London, 1826, outline color, 9.5 x 7.3" (B).
10) "Map of Africa from the Latest Authorities" by S.A. Mitchell, published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1850, Philadelphia, hand color, 14.8 x 12" with one small corner broken off of margin (A).

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Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/23/2009

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