Auction 135, Lot 701

"[Lot of 2] Das mitternachtige Zanguebar… [and] Das Reich der Abyssiner…", Muller, Johann Ulrich

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
3.2 x 2.5 inches
8.1 x 6.4 cm

The first of these two finely engraved miniature maps covers the horn of Africa from the middle of the Red Sea down the coast to the equator. The second covers Central Africa on both sides of the equator including some of the large lakes with one shown as the source for the Nile River. Each is on a full sheet with German block text. Both blank on verso.

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Condition: A+

Bold, early impression on full sheets with original margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/16/2011

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