Auction 150, Lot 697

"Empire du Monomotapa et Etats Voisins Tire de M Delisle et Autres Auteurs", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Southeastern Africa

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 7.9 inches
26.4 x 20.1 cm

This map features the Kingdom of Monomotapa roughly in today's Mozambique. Based on Delisle, it includes the Zambeze River and is bisected by the Tropic of Capricorn. It is filled with notations on gold mines and the supposed sources of rivers.

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Condition: A

A sharp impression on a watermarked sheet with very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/17/2014

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