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Auction 197, Lot 702

"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

10.4 x 7.9 inches
26.4 x 20.1 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: B+

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with faint dampstaining along the centerfold and a few light spots. There is light foxing and toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 4/24/2024