Auction 136, Lot 730

"Kaartje van Africa…", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: Africa

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7.1 inches
24.1 x 18 cm

Nice small map of the continent of Africa that provides a concise look at the geographical knowledge prevalent in the mid-eighteenth century. Numerous tribal territories are carefully outlined with major place names noted. The map extends to include a portion of the Brazilian coastline and the northeastern coastline of India.

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Condition: B+

There is some repair along the outside fold with minor paper loss in the Indian Ocean.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/1/2011

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