Africa continent vast Mts. of Moon 1850 fine old vintage antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Map of Africa from the Latest Authorities
(Ethiopia- Sudan- Republic of Liberia Inset- Cape Colony- Hottentots- Madagascar- Egypt- Senegambia- Morocco- Algeria- Mozambique)
Issued 1850, Pennsylvania by Thomas Cowperthwait
Fine and uncommon old lithographed map with original hand color. Of note for the vast long fictitious range Mts. of the Moon which is seen cutting across the entire middle of the interior. Large inset of Liberia at lower left, based on Gurley's Report to the U.S. Senate.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/2" H x 17" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 3/8" H x 15" W