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ABYSSINIA. East Africa.'Abissinie' Tanzania Kenya Ethiopia. MALLET 1683 map

ABYSSINIA. East Africa.'Abissinie' Tanzania Kenya Ethiopia. MALLET 1683 map

ABYSSINIA. East Africa.'Abissinie' Tanzania Kenya Ethiopia. MALLET 1683 map
Original 17th century copperplate map, 1683. Title of the map:'Abissinie. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail.

The White Nile is shown (speculatively) to have sources in two lakes central Africa. Mountains of the Moon are shown. IMAGE SIZE: Approx Overall page size 13 x 21cm approximately (5 x 8 inches); image size 10.5 x 14.5cm approximately (4 x 5.5 inches). PROVENANCE: "Description de l'Univers", contenant les differents systemes du Monde, les Cartes generales & particulieres de la Geographie Ancienne & Moderne: Les Plans & les Profils des principales Villes & des autres lieux considerables de la Terre; avec les portraits de Souverains qui y commandent, leurs Blasons, Titres & Livrees: Et les Moeurs, Religions, Gouvernements & divers habillemens de chaque Nation, dedieé au Roy, par Allain Manesson Mallet. Paris, Chez Denys Thierry, Rue S.

Jacques, MDCLXXXIII (First edition, Paris, 1683). TYPE: Original 17th century copperplate map. VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale.

The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. 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. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".

The seller is "richben1066" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Source (Media Type): Book
  • Size: Approx page size 13 x 21cm (5 x 8 inches)
  • Item condition: Good- please read full description below
  • Verso: There are text and/or images on the reverse side
  • Provenance/Origin: Please scroll down - see detail below
  • Original/Reproduction: Original (defined below-doesn't imply uniqueness)
  • Date Printed: 1683
  • Type: Map

ABYSSINIA. East Africa.'Abissinie' Tanzania Kenya Ethiopia. MALLET 1683 map