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An uncommon, interesting and attractive map of Africa (measuring 340 x 370 mms) set in a page of French text from an Italian edition of Lavoisne's "Atlas Historique" - published as an educational atlas combining description with cartography. Text beneath the map is colour coded in accordance with the correct area on the map to give information relating to towns, governments, colonies and production. The travels of various recent explorers are also marked and listed on the map and described in the text.
region: Maps of Africa - The Continent
mapmaker: G. Molini
place and date of publication: Florence 1806
medium and colour: Copperplate, Original Colourref: 43696
size in mm: 500 by 640mm (19.75 by 25.25 inches).
Price: £ 340£ 204
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