African Continent Unknown Interior erroneous large sea 1860 nice Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of Africa Showing Its Most Recent Discoveries.
(Africa, Continent, Cape Colony, South Africa, Guinea, Sudan, Sahara Desert, Barbary Coast, Egypt, Abyssinia, Madagascar, St. Helena).
Issued 1860, Philadelphia by Mitchell.
Fine engraved and lithographed map with original hand color. Decorative border and St. Helena inset. We note a vast Unknown Interior with a huge single lake attached to a thin Lake Nyassa.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/4" H x 15"W.