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Antique map of Africa. Carte Generale de l'Afrique. Beaupre c1838

Antique map of Africa. Carte Generale de l'Afrique. Beaupre c1838

by Beautemps-Beaupré, Charles François

Carte generale de l'Afrique, Drefsee par Beaupre Geographe. d'apres les Memoires de la Societe Geographique. (General map of Africa, Drawn (dresse) by Beaupre after the Memoires of the Geographic Society.

Interesting antique map of Africa published in Paris circa 1838 by cartographer Charles François Beautemps-Beaupré (1766-1854). Beaupre was a naval hydrographic engineer at the Hydrographic Institute in Paris. This finely detailed map was engraved by J.D. Lale and published by Edouard Hocquart.

The vertical centre fold of this map is rather worn, but is still attached to the original publication paper. It is slightly worm eaten at edge of page at the top of centre fold, and there is some soiling - mainly in the margins. To the engraved border, this map measures 280 x 380 mm (11 x 15 inches). Page size is 315 x 410mm (12.5 x 16 inches).

Stock Number: am.B-Bsaf19Price: $165.00

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