Auction 173, Lot 426

"A Map of the Nile, from the Equatorial Lakes to the Mediterranean, Embracing the Egyptian Sudan (Kordofan, Darfur, &c.) and Abyssinia", Stanford, Edward

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1884 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21 x 25.8 inches
53.3 x 65.5 cm

This folding map spans from the Mouths of the Nile in the Mediterranean down to Lake Victoria. Many African nations, cities, rivers, lakes, and mountains are identified. Stanford took control of his partner Trelawney Saunders' map dealership at the age of 25 and was prolific and popular in a time when British colonial expansion increased the public's demand for maps of the world.


Condition: B

Issued folding and backed in linen with large dampstains and some light soiling at left and right.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/5/2019