Africa Unexplored Regions European Colonies c. 1850-8 Archer engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Continent, Unexplored Regions, European Colonies, Sahara Desert, Egypt, Cape Colony, Madagascar).
Issued c. 1850-8, London. Engraved by J. Archer for Collins & Mudie.
Very attractive and uncommon mid 19th century engraved map with lovely original hand color.
A vast apocryphal Mts. of the Moon range is seen cutting across the center of the continent.
Well preserved, clean, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Sheet Measures c. 13" H x 10" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11 1/4" H x 9" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. #1.