Guinea West Africa large detailed 1846 vintage engraved hand color German mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Niedewr Guinea unddas Innere des Westliches Mittel Africa
(Guinea, Western Central Africa, Angola, Cape Lopez)
Issued 1846, Weimar, Germany by Weiland & H. Kiepert
Fine and very uncommon large old engraved map with attractive original outline hand color. Vast areas are still unknown at this date to Western cartographers.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains clean & well preserved. Some minor light age wear or trivial surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 28" H x 22 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 24 1/8" H x 19 1/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 24