Auction 93, Lot 356

"Partie de l'Afrique audela de l'Equateur, Comprenant le Congo, la Cafrerie &c.", Desnos, Louis Charles

Subject: Southern Africa

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12 x 10.6 inches
30.5 x 26.9 cm

Decorative map of that part of the continent south of the equator, including Madagascar. Several kingdoms are delineated along the coasts, but little is shown in the interior. Delicate title cartouche and a rococo style engraved border.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2000

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