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Auction 197, Lot 673

"Nieuwe Kaart van Africa na de Alderlaatste Ondekking int Licht Gebracht", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Africa

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 10.9 inches
32.8 x 27.7 cm
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A handsome map of the continent with the title in a simple block-style cartouche. It is filled with interesting and fairly accurate cartography based on Delisle. The Nile is shown according to Paez and inland from Zanzibar lies a long lake Maravi (Malawi). The Hottentottens occupy the southern tip.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a sheet with a Strasbourg Lily watermark. There is a centerfold separation that extends 2" into the image at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 4/24/2024