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29 Aug 2019 16:30 GMT

Betz (Richard L.)

THE MAPPING OF AFRICA (Signed by the author)

A Cartobibliography of Printed Maps of the African Continent to 1700

Published: Hes & de Graaf, Utrecht, 2007

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540 pages, numerous colour and other maps, illustrations, brown cloth titled gilt on the upper cover and spine, a fine copy now preserved in a brodart protector.

Signed by the author on the title page.

Editor's note: The Mapping of Africa systematically categorizes and provides an overview of all printed maps showing the entire African continent published from 1508 to 1700. The author has undertaken a review of the literature, conducted an exhaustive investigation in many major libraries and private collection, analysed these findings and then compiled information on 174 distinctly separate maps of the African continent.

  • Overall Condition: A Fine Copy
  • Size: Large 4to (320 x250mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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