Afrique. Pays des Hottentots #51. Botswana South Africa. VANDERMAELEN 1827 map

Afrique. Pays des Hottentots #51. Botswana South Africa. VANDERMAELEN 1827 map

Product SKU: P-8-003055

Price £274.00

'Afrique - Pays des Hottentots - No. 51' by Philippe Marie Guillaume Vandermaelen. Lithography by Henri Ode (1827). Antique folio-sized lithographic atlas map, hand coloured in outline, on conical projection. This map was published within the first atlas ever to be printed using lithography, and also the first to be printed on a uniform scale, 51.0 x 55.5cm, 20 x 22 inches

Southern Botswana and northern South Africa including the Kalahari Desert, and the course and confluence on the Orange an

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Afrique - Pays des Hottentots - No. 51'

Southern Botswana and northern South Africa including the Kalahari Desert, and the course and confluence on the Orange and Vaal rivers through Northern Cape, Orange Free State and North West provinces of South Africa. Lit-Kou (Kuruman) is named in the centre of the map

DATE PRINTED: 1827    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 51.0 x 55.5cm, 20 x 22 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique folio-sized lithographic atlas map, hand coloured in outline, on conical projection. This map was published within the first atlas ever to be printed using lithography, and also the first to be printed on a uniform scale

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. 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: Philippe Marie Guillaume Vandermaelen. Lithography by Henri Ode

PROVENANCE: "Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique et Mineralogique", dresse par Ph. Vandermaelen - Premiere partie - Europe. Bruxelles. [This landmark atlas is remarkable as the first atlas to have been produced using the then new printing process of lithography. It is also the first atlas to show the whole world in maps using a large uniform scale; in total the 380 conically projected sheets of maps are designed to be joined into a three dimensional terrestrial globe with a diameter of approximately 7.75 metres (25 feet).]

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