Auction 160, Lot 760

"Partie de la Cote Orientale d'Afrique avec l'Isle de Madagascar et les Cartes Particulieres des Isles de France et de Bourbon. Projette et Assujetie aux Observations Astronomiques", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Eastern Africa, Madagascar

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Moderne...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.2 x 11.6 inches
41.1 x 29.5 cm

This map depicts nearly the entire coastline of present-day Mozambique. The regions are denoted, including Inhambane and Sofala, and the rivers are well delineated, The map extends to show Madagascar, and two inset maps depict the islands of Reunion (Isla Bourbon) and Mauritius (Isle de France). Decorated with a rococo cartouche.

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Condition: A

A clean and bright example on watermarked paper with a few minor spots in top blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Unsold

Closed on 11/16/2016

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