Africa Continent Mts. Moon Nile Source 2 large lakes 1701 Moll miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A General and Particular Description of Africa.
(Africa, Continent View, Madagascar, Red Sea, Nile River).
Issued 1701, London by H. Moll.
Charming early 18th century engraved miniature map, with two further maps on the reverse.
Both sides of the sheet have been scanned, so the three maps seen are on a single sheet.
Source of the Nile river is shown as both a mountain range as well as meandering down below the equator to two large lakes.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4"H x 8"W.
Engraved area measures c. 9 1/2"H x 7 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.