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Lot 0023
Africa Niger River Flows West. Phantom St Matthew's Island. Buffier, 1775 Map. Title/content of Map: 'africa'
the Niger River Is Shown on the Map With Its Source in a Lake Approxiately in Today's Congo, Flowing North to Lake Chad, and Then West to Flow Into the Sea in Senegal. the Map Shows the Phantom Island of S. Matteo (st Matthew), Shown Close to the Equator to the South of the Ivory Coast. This Map Is Folding Hence the Centrefold Line May Show on the Image Below
date Printed: 1775
image Size: Approx 14.0 X 18.0cm, 5.5 X 7 Inches (medium); Please Note That This Is a Folding Map.
type: Antique Engraved Map With Original Colour
condition: Fair-to-good: Damp Stain Across the Lower Left Hand Corner.
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: Engraved by Giovanni Petroschi for Claude Buffier
provenance: "geografia Universale Del. P. Buffier"; by P. Francesco Jacquier

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    Africa Niger Flows W. Phantom St Matthew's Isl 1775 Map

    Estimate $100 - $200May 14, 2017
    New York, NY, USA