Ancient World Ptoley Africa Mts. Moon c.1845-55 huge Dufour Dyonnet engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Monde Conu des Anciens Dresse par A.H. Dufour Grave par Ch. Dyonnet Armand le Chevalier.
(Ancient World Map / Africa / Europe / Asia).
Issued c.1845-55, Paris by Dufour. Engraved by Dyonnet.
Monumental mid-19th century engraved map, with original hand color.
Within Africa, the source of the Nile is shown as the apocryphal Mts. of the Moon.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Includes two inset maps:.
Systeme de Ptolemee.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 23 3/4"H x 32"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 21 1/2"H x 29 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.