Auction 129, Lot 811

"[Lot of 2] Africa [and] North-Western Africa, Comprising Marocco, Algeria & Tunis / Southern Africa Comprising Cape Colony, Natal, &c.",

Subject: Africa

Period: 1866-82 (circa)

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Color: Printed Color

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Nice lot of maps with extremely good detail, reflecting the growth of cartographic knowledge in the late 19th century.

1) Africa, Blackie & Son, circa 1882 (19.8 x 13.3") printed color. Covers the entire continent with three large insets of Mauritius, Bourbon (Reunion) and Natal.
2) North-Western Africa, Comprising Marocco, Algeria & Tunis / Southern Africa Comprising Cape Colony, Natal, &c., Keith Johnston, Royal Atlas of Modern Geography published by William Blackwood & Sons, 1866. Two maps on a large folio sheet (19 x 24.5"), hand colored in outline with hydrology printed in blue. Each map measures 17.3 x 11" and is enclosed in separate borders.

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Condition: B+

Overall very good with a couple minor spots of foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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