Eastern Hemisphere Mts. of Moon Africa Lake Torrens 1865 Colton miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa / Europe / Asia / Oceania).
Of historical interest for the depiction of the apocryphal Mts. of the Moon in central Africa.. Partially defined shape given to Lake Torrens in southern Australia. Ocean currents and ice drifts shown.
Issued 1865, NY by J.H. Colton.
Interesting and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
Sheet Measures c. 9 1/2"H x 12"W.
Printed Area Measures c. 9"H x 9 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.