Africa Continent Morocco Cape Colony Guinea Sudan 1842 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tripoli, Egypt, Sahara, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sudan, Cape Colony, Mozambique, Madagascar, Abyssinia, Nubia).
Issued 1842, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize mid-19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
The apocryphal chain Mts. of the Moon is seen cutting across the entire middle of the interior.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina with a uniform gentle age toning, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting within map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pleasing map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 27" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.