L Afrique divis e en ses principaux Etats. Africa. SANTINI JANVIER 1784 map
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"L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats". Africa. SANTINI / JANVIER 1784 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats assujettie aux Observations Astronomique par le Sr. Janvier Géographe. À Venise par Francois Santini rue St. Justine près la dite l'Eglise Chez. Mr. Remondini [Africa divided into its principal states]. Inset: Carte particuliere du Cap de Bone Esperance et de ses environs, dressée pa M. l'Abbe de la Caille [map of the Cape of Good Hope and its environs] / Carte particuliere de l'Isle de France, dressée pa M. l'Abbe de la Caille en 1753 [Map of Mauritius]'

A decorative 18th century map of Africa divided into its principal states. Includes numerous fascinating anecdotal comments such as "Peuples cruels et Anthropophages" (Cruel and cannibalistic people). The Niger River is shown incorrectly as an endorheic basin, with its outlet into two lakes in the approximate location of Lake Chad. Inset maps of the Cape of Good Hope and "l'Isle de France" (Mauritius)

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1784    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 50.5 x 70.0cm, 20 x 27.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Large antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper with original outline hand colour/color and decorative title cartouche

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

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Santini, Paolo and Janvier, Jean

PROVENANCE: "Atlas Universel, dressé sur les meilleures cartes modernes", 1784 à Venise par P. Santini, rue Ste Justine, chez M. Remondini

"L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats". Africa. SANTINI / JANVIER 1784 map
"L'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats". Africa. SANTINI / JANVIER 1784 map

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