Africa from the Best Authorities. (Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Sahara Desert, Nubia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Abyssinia, Somalia, Congo, Guinea, Dahomey, Senegal, Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa). Issued 1796, Boston by Thomas & Andrews. Interesting late 18th century engraved map. An example of early native American cartographic engraving which is inherently uncommon/scare due to the pre-1800 date.Among just a small handful of maps of this continent produced in the U. Map displays visible signs of age, including: offsetting, scattered spotting with uniform toning, on the back a well done 4.5 old paper repairs to close a split along fold line (please see photos), and four tiny archival tape repairs to edge nicks.
Despite the condition issues as described and seen, map retains a pleasing if not noble appearance, unique to printed maps of this era. Original fold lines as issued. 8 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W. 7 1/2" H x 8 3/8" W.
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The item "Africa Continent Man-Eaters 1796 Amos Doolittle American map Wheat & Brun #851" is in sale since Tuesday, August 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.