Africa Continent c.1810 Madagascar Mts of Moon Kong Arrowsmith hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Africa Continent / Madagascar / Mountains of the Moon / Mountains of Kong)
Issued London, c.1810-20 by Arrowsmith.
Attractive engraved miniature antique map with beautiful hand color that greatly enhances the visual appeal.
Depicts the mythical Mountains of the Moon as a Nile source.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/2"H x 10 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 7 7/8"H x 9 3/4"W.
Dictionary of Mapmakers
Brooke-Hitching, The Phantom Atlas , pp. 162-5