1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia

1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia

1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia
1774, L-MAP, L-AFRICA,, NIGERIA, MAURITIUS, SEYCHELLES, GABON, GUINEA, ANGOLA, NAMIBIA. LOT OF 1 LARGE COPPERENGR. MAP OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT, BY SAMUEL DUNN , LONDON Interesting map of Africa, showing the various tribal regions, towns, mountgains, rivers and other details. From Dunn’s New Atlas or Mundane System of Geography, printed for Robert Sayer at 53 Fleet Street, London. The true first state of the map. Wide clean margins and strong thick paper. Samuel Dunn (died 1794) was a British mathematician, and amateur astronomer. In London, Dunn taught in different schools, and gave private lessons. In 1757, he came before the public as the inventor of the “universal planispheres, or terrestrial and celestial globes in plano”, four large stereographical maps, with a transparent index placed over each map, whereby the circles of the sphere are instantaneously projected on the plane of the meridian for any latitude, and the problems of geography, astronomy, and navigation wrought with the same certainty and ease as by the globes themselves, without the help of scale and compasses, pen and ink. In 1774, when residing at 6 Clement’s Inn, near Temple Bar, he published his excellent New Atlas of the Mundane System, or of Geography and Cosmography, describing the Heavens and the Earth. The whole elegantly engraved on sixty-two copper plates. With a general introduction, folio, London. About this time his reputation led to his being appointed mathematical examiner of the candidates for the East India Company’s service. Under the company’s auspices he was enabled to publish in a handsome form several of his more important works. FIRST STATE DATED 1774 – RARE! 56 X 47 CMS, , WITH LARGE MARGINS , NO WATERSTAINS, NO SIGNIFICANT FOXING, LIGHT NATURAL BROWNING OF PAPER BY AGE, SOME PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION WORK IN CENTERFOLD AND LOWER MARGINS DONE, LITTLE SOILING. ALTOGETHER IN GOOD CONDITION!! PLEASE VIEW PICTURES CAREFULLY! ALSO PLEASE, CHECK OUT MY. THERE ARE MORE ITEMS LISTED NOW!! NO REPRINTS OR MODERN COPIES!!!!!!!!! Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Check out my other items. The fast, easy, and secure way to pay on-line. 100 EUROS OR OVER TO MOST EC-LOCATIONS [WITHOUT EXTRA CHARGE] AUTOMATICLY [WHERE SERVICE AVAILABLE], OTHER LOCATIONS ON REQUEST ONLY. BUT PLEASE REMIND : DUE TO THE PRESENT POLITICAL SITUATION , ITEMS TO TUR. CE [OR ANOTHER EU-LOCATION] – THIS MIGHT [BUT MUST NOT] CAUSE SOME SMALL DELAY, BUT ITEMS SURELY WILL ARRIVE. VAT REGISTERED BUYERS WITHIN THE EU , PLEASE COMMUNICATE YOUR VAT. KEYWORDS : AFRIKA AFRIQUE MOROCCO ALGERIA BOTSWANA GHANA ETHIOPIA TUNISIA LIBYA KENYA NAMIBIA SOUTH CONGO SWAZILAND CAPE VERDE. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1774, L-MAP, L-AFRICA, NIGERIA, MAURITIUS, SEYCHELLES, GABON, GUINEA, ANGOLA, NAMIBIA” is in sale since Thursday, August 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “gkrgrec” and is located in NICOSIA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: SAMUEL DUNN
  • City: LONDON
  • Country/Region: Cameroon
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Year: 1774

1774, L-map, L-africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Angola, Namibia