< Map area: 12 x 17¼ (39.5 x 43.5cm). Page: 14¼ x 20¾. Copperplate-engraved map by J. Janvier; published in Paris by J. Dated 1762 in title. A decorative map showing the African continent, as known by Europeans at the time. Twin Lakes (Mountains of the Moon) are shown as source of the Nile River. Only two settlements noted in southern Africa, along with the Hottentots. Many tribal areas shown. Includes Madagascar, Cape Verde and the Arabian & Persian Gulf. Decorative title cartouche with crocodile and palm tree. No text on verso. Some very mild discoloration. Condition is very good+. GUARANTEED original; NOT a reproduction. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. International okay with cost depending on location. The item "1762 L'Afrique Divisee AFRICA Madagascar JANVIER Paris STUNNING Orig MUST SEE" is in sale since Wednesday, March 26, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "stableplanet" and is located in Shokan, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Atlas Map
- Maker: Janvier
- Region: Africa
- Year: 1762
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original