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Auction 189, Lot 749

"[Facsimile] Geografia dell' Africa",

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Period: 1965 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12.9 x 18 inches
32.8 x 45.7 cm
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This is a facsimile of one of the most important publications on Africa issued in the 16th century. The maps included were surprisingly accurate for their era and were partly drawn on a special modification of the Donis projection. It features a bibliographical note by R.A. Skelton. Part of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Series of Atlases in Facsimile Second Series - Volume I. 400 pages, including 12 double-page maps. Hardbound in tan cloth with gilt insignia on the front cover and titles in gilt on a black ground along the spine, and a dust jacket.


Condition: A

Near fine with minor shelf wear along the edges of the dust jacket.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2022