Africa 1762 by Homann Heirs
1762, by J. B. Homann & Homann Heirs, from “Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice Delineatus’, copperplate engraved, original hand color. Nuremberg, Germany. 24 x 20 1/2”. Authenticity Guaranteed.
A beautiful map shows known locations on the coast and many rivers, however the interior in mostly unknown and has mis located misshapen and fictional lakes. Egypt, Nubia, Abbysinia along with parts of South Africa are well described. A large decorative cartouche shows European and African trades along with three lions.
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