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Very detailed map of South Africa, frequently updated as settlements expanded into the interior of Southern Africa. This example agrees with Tooley's [1847+] state. Dissected and laid on linen, folding into the, slightly worn, original publisher's slipcase, with engraved label, and advertisement leaf pasted on the reverse of the map.
region: Maps of Southern Africa
mapmaker: J. Wyld
place and date of publication: London 1844-c.1850
medium and colour: steel plate, Original outline colourref: 24822
size in mm: 835 by 515mm (32.75 by 20.25 inches).
literature: Tooley, Africa, p.127; Norwich, Africa, 198.
Price: £ 400
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