Das Vorgebirg der Guten Hofnung' [foothills of the Cape of Good Hope] - a fine original hand-coloured map of the southern tip of Africa, published by Franz Schraembl, with highly decorative engraved cartouche, dated 1789. Copper engraved map with original hand-colouring. Cartographer/printing details within decorative engraved cartouche in top right corner. Numbered in top right corner'N.Schraembl, from a map by Faden. Thick laid, with'Honig' watermarked. Size: (plate) 52.4cm x 35.5cm / (whole sheet) 64.8cm x 47.3cm. Near Fine to Very Good condition. Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images. A very nice example of this large hand-coloured map of the southern tip of Africa, showing from the'Klipping Eyland od. Klippen Insel' just north of St. Helena Bay, south to the Cape of Good Hope , printed in 1789.
The engraved cartouche shows an elephant hunt. The map shows hills in relief as well as various early Dutch settlements. The item "1789 southern AFRICA Delarochette large and fine h/c map Cape of Good Hope" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".The seller is "kernoozers" and is located in Ascot. This item can be shipped worldwide.