"L'Afrique Dressee Suivant les Auteurs les Plus Nouvea et sur les Observations de Messieurs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences", Chiquet, Jacques
Period: 1720 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
8.8 x 6.5 inches
22.4 x 16.5 cm
Charming map of the continent with some interesting cartography and filled with notations. The Nile is correctly shown with its origins in Abyssinia. A large Lac de Zaire appears just below the Equator as the source of the Zaire River. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose.
Original outline color on double-thick paper with minor soiling. There is show-through in top blank margin of a manuscript notation on verso.