L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie aux Observations Astronomique par le Sr. À Venise par Francois Santini rue St. Justine près la dite l'Eglise Chez.
Remondini [Africa divided into its principal states]. Inset: Carte particuliere du Cap de Bone Esperance et de ses environs, dressée pa M. L'Abbe de la Caille [map of the Cape of Good Hope and its environs] / Carte particuliere de l'Isle de France, dressée pa M. L'Abbe de la Caille en 1753 [Map of Mauritius]. Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour/color and decorative title cartouche, 1784.
Title of map:'L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie aux Observations Astronomique par le Sr. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below. A decorative 18th century map of Africa divided into its principal states.
Includes numerous fascinating anecdotal comments such as "Peuples cruels et Anthropophages" (Cruel and cannibalistic people). The Niger River is shown incorrectly as an endorheic basin, with its outlet into two lakes in the approximate location of Lake Chad. Inset maps of the Cape of Good Hope and "l'Isle de France" (Mauritius). IMAGE SIZE: Approx 50.5 x 70.0cm, 20 x 27.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Santini, Paolo and Janvier, Jean. PROVENANCE: "Atlas Universel, dressé sur les meilleures cartes modernes", 1784 à Venise par P. Santini, rue Ste Justine, chez M.
TYPE: Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour/color and decorative title cartouche. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten.ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. The item "L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats. SANTINI / JANVIER 1784 map" is in sale since Thursday, November 16, 2017.
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