Auction 90, Lot 302

"Johnson's Africa",

Subject: Africa

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 23 inches
43.2 x 58.4 cm

Large map of the continent with detail beginning to fill in the interior. Large insets across the top of Liberia, The Delta of the Nile, and Cape Colony. Smaller insets of Cape Verde Islands and St. Helena at lower left. Decorative border. Split on centerfold, repaired with archival tape. Map appears to have been cleaned which has faded most of the color except for the blue, which is still strong.

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Condition: C

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $0

Closed on 3/15/2000

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