Africa interior Nile source South Africa vagabonds Turkish 1709 Moll old map
Africa interior Nile source South Africa vagabonds Turkish 1709 Moll old map Africa interior Nile source South Africa vagabonds Turkish 1709 Moll old map Africa interior Nile source South Africa vagabonds Turkish 1709 Moll old map Africa interior Nile source South Africa vagabonds Turkish 1709 Moll old map
$ 165.00

Egypt and Barca.
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Abissina and Nubia.

(Africa)

Issued London, 1709 by H. Moll.

Charming early 18th century engraved map, printed on two sides. The Abissinia & Nubia shows what is purported to be the source of the Nile, notes vagabonds and has a symbol used to show locations which belong to the Turkish people.

Reverse contains a large map of the southern half of the continent and is titled "Congo, Angola, Monoemugi, Monomotapa, Zanguebar & Madagascar. this southern map shows two huge interior lakes and extensive rivers.

Created for a world gazetteer, so text below and on reverse as issued.

Map remains clean, paper is well preserved and supple, nice strong impression.

Sheet measures c. 12 1/2" H x 8" W.

Printed area measures c. 10 1/4" x 7 3/8"

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, pg. 268.

[R14870]