Africa Continent Guinea Congo Egypt Nubia c.1850 Tardieu fine large engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tripoli, Egypt, Nubia, Abyssinia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Angola, Congo, Guinea, Sahara Desert, Nile River).
Issued c. 1848-52, Paris by Tardieu. Engraved by Tardieu.
Attractive large mid 19th century engraved map with original hand color.
The apocryphal Mts. of the Moon range is named and shown within the interior connecting to a long chain of Mts. of Kong, being as well one of the sources of the Nile.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 16 1/2" H x 20 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 1/4" H x 16 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.