African Continent European Colonies Madagascar c. 1844 A. Baedeker scarce mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, Africa, Continent, European Colonies, Cape Colony, Morocco, Algeria, Guinea, Egypt, Congo, Abyssinia, Madagascar).
Issued c. 1844, Rotterdam by Adolf Baedeker & Otto Petri. Map was produced by the brother of Karl Baedeker (of guide-book fame).
Scarce mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
This elusive and little known map was produced in Rotterdam, likely c.1844 or earlier since Adolph left the city for Cologne Germany in that year.
Light to moderate soiling and surface abrasions from 175 years of handling visible across the map, including a couple thin spots. Centerfold split seemingly laid down long ago, visible as a seam now.
Scarce map in any condition.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 9 7/8" H x 12 1/2" W.
Printed Area Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 10 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.