Africa continent cannibals fascinating interior Nile source 1874 Flemming map
Africa continent cannibals fascinating interior Nile source 1874 Flemming map Africa continent cannibals fascinating interior Nile source 1874 Flemming map Africa continent cannibals fascinating interior Nile source 1874 Flemming map
$ 75.00

Afrika.

(Africa).

Issued 1874, Glogau, Germany by Flemming.

Uncommon, well detailed and interesting 19th century antique color lithographed map. A unique depiction for the era.

The assortment of interior details is very transitory and shows the last vestigages of the Nile source being a Mountain range almost certainly still Mts. of the Moon. Indeed, the place name "Mondi" is seen beside a mountain. The place name Niam-Niam is shown, a land of mythical cannibals.

Sheet remains clean, fresh and well preserved. Fine patina and visual appeal.

Original fold line as issued.

Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" x 18 1/2".

Printed area measures c. 13" x 16".

Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co., p. 206-35.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 79.

[R18007].