Africa Continent 1838 E.J. Huntington scarce hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Sudan, Mozambique, Madagascar, Cape Colony, Congo, Guinea).
Issued 1838, New York by E.J. Huntington. Engraved by W. Gardner Evans.
Note the large prominent apocryphal Mts. of the Moon in the empty interior.
Uncommon early 19th century engraved map lovely original hand color. Old ink signature on reverse.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light general age soiling and toning, creasing at top left corner area, small color stains on the interior.any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11" H x 8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.