Part of Africa [south east sheet]. Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1842. Title of map:'Part of Africa [south east sheet]. 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. Marked on the map is a chain of mountains running roughly parallel to the coast between what is now central Mozambique north to Mombasa, named as "Mountains of Lupata or the spine of the world, covered with perpetual snow".
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 42.0 x 47.5cm, 16.5 x 18.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. PROVENANCE: "Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas: containing maps of every Empire, State and Kingdom", Edinburgh; W. Lizars, 3, St James' Square; S.
Highley, 32 Fleet Street, London; and W. TYPE: Antique 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring. 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 "South-east Africa, mostly unexplored.LIZARS 1842 map" is in sale since Monday, March 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "richben1066" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.