Auction 99, Lot 495

"Carte de la Senegambie, du Soudan et de la Guinee Septentrionale", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.2 inches
50.8 x 36.1 cm

A superb early 19th century map filled with incredible detail and notations. Colored to show the European colonies and settlements. Large inset at top of the Senegal River entitled " Pays de Oualo." Beautifully engraved with a bold keyboard style border and embossed royal seal beneath the title.

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Condition: A

Minor soil in margins with a couple of unobtrusive spots, overall very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/12/2002

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