Auction 140, Lot 811

"Neue Geographische Vorstellung der Mitternaechtlichen Kuste von Africa…", Reinhardt, Andreas

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.3 x 6.5 inches
59.2 x 16.5 cm

This lovely map of north Africa extends from the Strait of Gibraltar to Libya, and includes the southern tip of Spain and Sicily. Inland detail is limited to rivers, lakes, mountain ranges, and a few place names. A flaming Mt. Etna is depicted in Sicily. The map is adorned with a rococo-style title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with a couple of printer's creases and a few unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/23/2012