"North Africa". Salt mines. Saharan explorers'/caravan routes. THOMSON 1817 map

"North Africa". Salt mines. Saharan explorers'/caravan routes. THOMSON 1817 map

Product SKU: P-8-002539

Price £74.00

'North Africa' by Drawn & engraved by William Dassauville for John Thomson's "New General Atlas" (Published in 1817. Engraved in 1815; this date is marked on the map). Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 29.5 x 52.5cm, 11.5 x 20.5 inches

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'North Africa'

DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817. Engraved in 1815; this date is marked on the map    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 29.5 x 52.5cm, 11.5 x 20.5 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring

CONDITION: Fair: The bottom margin has been restored. Damp stain in corners. The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. Any flaws described in this statement may not be visible on the image but will be present on the map you receive. This map was coloured by hand at the time of publication, thus the colouration may vary slightly between different examples of the map; the colouring applied to the map you receive may differ slightly from that shown in the image. Please note any other blemishes on the scan prior to purchasing this picture. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by William Dassauville for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"

PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin [Thomson's New General Atlas]

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