Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Map Of The Isle Of France

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

Map Of The Isle Of France : L. Geoffroy / W. Faden

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A large scale and very rare map of Mauritius, separately published, dissected, mounted folding onto canvas and folding to pocket-size. Lislet Geoffroy was born on August 23, 1755 in Saint-Pierre, Réunion. The son of Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy a white, French engineer working in Mauritius (then called Ile de France) and a freed black slave from Guinea. At age 15, he entered the engineer corps and studied astronomy and mathematics becoming proficient in geology, geography and surveying. During his time in Mauritius he was appointed to survey both that island and the Seychelles. This map, with its inset detail of Port Louis, was the best of the time and engraved by London-based James Walker and published by William Faden. A well-used example, this map is lightly age-toned with minor spotting and an old ink inscription, nevertheless very acceptable.
mapmakers: L. Geoffroy W. Faden  
place and date of publication: London 1814
medium and colour: copperplate, uncoloured
size in mm: 630 by 540mm (24.75 by 21.25 inches).
ref: 43323

Price: £ 1750

 
return to Africa Maps

You might also like

Acores Insulae
Acores Insulae
by A.Ortelius
price: £ 600
Plan De La Forteresse Et Bourg De L'Isle De Ste Helene
Plan De La Forteresse Et Bourg De L'Isle De Ste Helene
by J. N. Bellin
price: £ 140
St Helena / North America
St Helena / North America
by J. Heywood
price: £ 80
Partie Meridionale D'Afrique Ou Se Trouvent ...
Partie Meridionale D'Afrique Ou Se Trouvent ...
by N. De Fer
price: £ 220