South Africa Caffres Land Monomotapa c. 1749 Vaugondy old hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Pays des Cafres.
Issued c. 1749, Paris by Robert de Vaugondy.
Charming little mid- 18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind it is not modern or new, so minor flaws to paper unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved example with a lovely visual appearance.
Sheet measures c. 7 1/4" x 10".
Printed area measures c. 6 1/2" x 9".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, p. 52.