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Auction 176, Lot 679

"[On 2 Sheets] Cape of Good Hope (Cape Colony) Natal &c.", Weller, Edward

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1860 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 17 inches
32 x 43.2 cm
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This intricately detailed map provides a detailed view of Southern Africa. It extends as far north as the Kalahari Desert. Political divisions are delineated, and there is nice topographical detail. There are hundreds of place names. In Great Bushmanland, there is a note that reads "Parts most infested by Wild Bushmen." Published by Cassell, Peter & Galpin.


Condition: A

Contemporary outline color with a few negligible spots and marginal toning. The first image is a composite image - the map is in two separate sheets.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/12/2020