Auction 97, Lot 459

"L'Afrique Suivant les dernieres observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences", Anon.

Subject: Africa

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

Small map of the continent showing political divisions and little other detail. The source of the Nile is correctly located. Title in drape style cartouche.


Condition: B

Lightly toned with a faint damp stain just entering the map at bottom right.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/5/2001