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Auction 195, Lot 777

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

Subject: Southeastern Africa

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 8 inches
26.7 x 20.3 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, issued folding on a bright sheet with a bunch of grapes watermark and minor mis-folding.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2023