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Keltie, J Scott (assistant secretary to the Royal Geographical Society)

The Partition of Africa. With twenty-four maps (1895)

Published: Edward Stanford, London, 1895

Edition: Second

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  • green cloth-boards, gilt to upper panel and spine, plain endpapers, xvi + 564 pp of text and index + the following maps:
  1. Carthaginian Settlements on the Coast of Africa According to --
  2. Herodotus, 450 BC
  3. Eratosthenes, 200 BC (on one sheet with 2)
  4. Ptolemy, 150 AD
  5. Al Idrisi, 1154 AD (on one sheet with 4)
  6. Ptolemy, adapted to modern map
  7. Al Idrisi, reproduced from Lewel's Atlas
  8. Martin Behaim, 1492 AD
  9. Diego Ribero, 1529 AD
  10. Pigafetta, 1591 AD
  11. Jacob van Meurs, 1668 AD
  12. H Moll, 1710 AD
  13. C Smith, 1815 AD
  14. Africa, showing European Possessions in 1884, before Berlin Conference
  15. Ditto, after Berlin Conference
  16. Orographical Map of Africa
  17. Hydrographical Map of Africa, showing navigable waterways
  18. Temperate Map of Africa for January
  19. Ditto for July (on same sheet as 18)
  20. Mean Annual Temperature and Rainfall Map (on same sheet as 18)
  21. Vegetation Map of Africa (on same sheet as 18)
  22. Population Map of Africa
  23. Africa at the close of the Brussels Conference in 1890
  24. Africa showing political divisions, 1895
  • Binding Condition: Good +
  • Overall Condition: Good +
  • Size: 210 x 150 x 45; 1 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft or, for overseas buyers, PayPal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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