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Auction 193, Lot 670


"A New Map of Africa from the Best Authorities", Neele, Samuel John

Subject: Africa

Period: 1793 (dated)

Publication: The New Gazetteer...

Color: Black & White

9.1 x 7.5 inches
23.1 x 19.1 cm
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This nice small map of the continent was printed by David Ramsay in The New Gazetteer; or, Modern Geographical Index. There are plenty of place names along the coast, but there is little detail at the center of the continent aside from tribal names and Great Lake Marava or Zambre. On this example, the imprint has been cut off below the lower neatline.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #317-2.

Condition: A

A nice impression issued folding on watermarked paper. Trimmed at bottom with loss of imprint, likely by the bookbinder.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $27

Closed on 6/21/2023