Auction 160, Lot 761

"Le Royaume d'Adel: les Cotes d'Ajan et de Zanguebar, avec les Etats qu'elles Comprennent", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Eastern Africa

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopedique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 13.6 inches
23.6 x 34.5 cm

This map depicts the eastern coastline of Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, and the northern end of Mozambique. There is a bit of inland detail in present-day Ethiopia, here called Abissinie and Galles Orientaux. The map extends to include the northern tip of Madagascar and several nearby islands in the Indian Ocean. Engraved by Andre.

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Condition: A

Faint offsetting.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $55

Closed on 11/16/2016

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