Map of Africa

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[AFRICA]: Africa in praecipuas ipsius partes distributa, ad observationes academiae regiae scientiarum, et exquisitissimas tabulas, quae nunquam antehac lucem viderunt [...]. Leyde, Pierre Van der Aa, n. d. [circa 1700].

Engraved and watercolor map (705 x 535 mm [27-3/4 x 21 in.]).

Allergorical cartouche allégorique bearing the inscrption « L'Afrique selon les nouvelles observations de Messrs de l'Académie des sciences [...] (Africa based on new observations by the Science academicians».

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Map watercolored and framed during the 20th Century.

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