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Auction 197, Lot 694

"Partie de la Cote Orientale d'Afrique avec l'Isle de Madagascar et les Cartes Particulieres des Isles de France et de Bourbon. Projette et Assujetie aux Observations Astronomiques", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Eastern Africa & Madagascar

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 11.6 inches
41.4 x 29.5 cm
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This map depicts nearly the entire coastline of present-day Mozambique. The regions are denoted, including Inhambane and Sofala, and the rivers are well delineated, The map extends to show Madagascar, and two inset maps depict the islands of Reunion (Isla Bourbon) and Mauritius (Isle de France). Decorated with a rococo cartouche.


Condition: A

A crisp impression with contemporary color on a bright sheet with the watermark of "Dupuy Moyen Auvergne" and minor toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/24/2024