Africa Empire of Abyssinia Mts. of Moon 1683 Mallet antique nice hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Empire des Abyssins
(Eastern Africa, Red Sea, Nile River, Abyssinia)
Issued 1683, Paris by Mallet
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with attractive hand color. Text on back as always with these charming small Mallet maps.
What can only be the mythical range "Mountains of the moon" is prominently shown off the "Coaste d"Adel".
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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 antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/8" H x 5 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 5 3/4" H x 4" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 196