Africa Continent Mountains of Kong Nile Delta St. Helena 1884 Bradley mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tripoli, Egypt, Sudan, Abyssinia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Cape Colony, Boer Republics, Congo, Guinea, St. Helena, Nile Delta).
Issued 1884, Philadelphia by Wm. M. Bradley & Bro.
Uncommon late 19th century lithographed map with hand color. Insets depict the Island of St. Helena and the Nile Delta.
Map depicts the vast mythical Mountains of Kong. Note the profusion of interior detail only recently added as the continent was "explored" by westerners.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/8" H x 22 3/4" W.
Printed Area Measures c. 14 5/8" H x 19 1/8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1. pp 182.