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Auction 177, Lot 684


"Afrique Septentrionale", Malte-Brun, Conrad

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Complet Du Precis De La Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 8.6 inches
32 x 21.8 cm
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This map of the northern part of the continent features nice topographical detail and plenty of place names, especially along the coasts. There is little inland detail in the unexplored area west of the Horn of Africa. The map includes a wreath-style cartouche and three distance scales. Drawn by Giraldon and engraved by Chamouin.


Condition: A

Contemporary outline color with a few minor spots and a tiny tear near center.

Estimate: $45 - $65

Sold for: $31

Closed on 4/29/2020