Auction 168, Lot 683

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

Subject: Southeastern Africa

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

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 nice impression with a minor abrasion along the border at right and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/6/2018

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