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Auction 180, Lot 741

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

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

10.4 x 7.9 inches
26.4 x 20.1 cm
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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.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark and light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/18/2020