Auction 142, Lot 679

"Bacon's Bird's-Eye View of South Africa", Bacon, G. W. & Company

Subject: South Africa

Period: 1899 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

38 x 25 inches
96.5 x 63.5 cm

This attractive pictorial map of South Africa shows topography, rivers and roads. There are insets of Northern Natal and Mafeking to Pretoria. Attached to the inside front paper cover is a 5pp. booklet containing details about "The South African Crisis," including a list of nine maps available for sale. Issued folding in paper wrappers with title printed on cover.


Condition: B+

There is light toning along a few folds, a number of splits at fold intersections, and a fold separation at left that enters 3" into the map image. Paper covers are lightly worn.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/28/2012