1827 - Africa - antique map Per Vivien - engraving antique. The description of this item has been automatically translated. Large and rare map from 1827.
Large and rare antique map of the year 1827, by L. Vivien and engraved by Giraldon-Bovinet. Entitled: " Map general of Africa where recent discoveries made in the interior of this continent are traced ".Beautiful decorative border and great finesse in the execution of the engraving. Rare for sale, it is sought after by collectors and can become a 19th century centerpiece within a collection.
Superb title and text in French. It is a general Map of Africa. This vast continent is then in full exploration. It is noted that the latest discoveries of the English have been added, so it is, in theory, a very precise Map for the time, however we can note some inaccuracies or errors (which gives it its picturesque aspect). Very nice appearance and beautiful patina.
Dimensions: 42 x 60 cms. Please take a good look at the photos. With some defects due to time and a little humidity on the periphery of the leaf.They cannot all be described, careful observation on your part is necessary. Handwritten number in one of the corners. Presence of wetness on the edges. European exploration of Africa began with the ancient Greeks and Romans who explored and established colonies in North Africa. In the 15th century, the Portuguese, especially under the orders of Prince Henry the Navigator, discovered the coasts of West Africa. Scientific curiosity and the Christian missionary spirit were quickly subordinated to mercantile considerations, notably the slave trade. Other European nations Dutch, Spanish, French, English, etc. Joined in the African trafficking, but for centuries European knowledge of the interior of Africa was very imprecise. Much of the unknown territory represented by white space on maps was explored during arduous and often fatal expeditions in the 19th century. My products are guaranteed to be vintage and will delight all history buffs or simply lovers of these authentic visuals that have survived the ages.
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Combining history and geography, the collection of old engravings or maps will remain one of the strongest symbols of its owner's erudition and escape. Please look at the photos. Or by consulting our sales. We are professionals in the sale of old maps, engravings, atlases... And we are continually trying to bring new rare and curious items to our customers who like to look to the past to better understand the present.We try to reproduce the colors and whites faithfully. However, each image will look different depending on the quality and type of your screen. We have implemented one of the most comprehensive processes in the world of engraving to provide you with maximum image quality.
The packaging must be of high quality. We try to describe our objects as well as possible. However, it is impossible to describe exactly every small stains, micro tears or every action of time. For the rest the photos will serve as descriptions. Dimensions a margin of error of approximately 2 cm.Please see the full cgvs at the bottom of this ad. Large and rare map from 1827 Dimensions: 42 x 60 cms Please take a good look at the photos. The item "1827 Africa antique map Per Vivien engraving antique" is in sale since Thursday, May 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "bezakeo" and is located in Besancon. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.