West Africa detauiled Guinea coast Congo Donga Mts. c.1850 detailed German mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Senegambien Sudan u Guinea.
(West Africa- Senegambia- Guinea north and south- Congo- Sudan)
Issued c.1850, Glogau Germany by C. Flemming,
Detailed mid-19th century lithographed map with original outline hand color.
At top right edge are the Mts. of Donga, the so-called mythical Mts. of the Moon range which was long considered one of the sources of the Nile.
Paper and image remains clean, some light scattered age spotting, still well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 14"H x 17 3/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 12 3/4"H x 16 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2, p. 79.
Espenhorst, Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co., Bibliographie der Handatlanten, pp. 206-224.