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Auction 96, Lot 450

"A New and Accurate Map of Africa, Drawn from the best Authorities", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: Africa

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Banke's New System of Geography

Color: Black & White

16.2 x 13.2 inches
41.1 x 33.5 cm
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Copper engraved map of the continent reflecting very little European penetration into the interior. The Nile is still shown with its headwaters in two lakes located in the Mounts of the Moon.


Condition: B

Issued folded with some wear along folds. Margins a little rough.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2001