LOT 277 Est R1000 to R3000 – Brion de la Tour, Louis (French 1757-1800) L’ Afrique Dressée pour l’etude de la Geographie Revue et la Géographé du Roy a Paris chez le Sr. Desnos, Ing. Géog. Pour les Globes et Spheres rue St Jacques, au Globe 1766.

Winning Bid: R4,900.00

Item condition: Used

SKU: 277 Category:


Mid 18th Century hand coloured copper plate engraved map. The map covers the entire continent of Africa and the island of Madagascar in detail, the well known mapped parts of the continent, which are limited to the Mediterranean Coast, Morocco the Senegambia, the Congo, South Africa, the Kingdom of Monomatapa, Abyssinia, Egypt and the southern Mediterranean Coast (Barbary) were well known to the Europeans, further south the colonial enclaves along the Niger River (Senegal & Gambia), the rest of the continent follows the Ptolemaic model, pertaining to the White Nile, shown as two lakes at the Mountains of the Moon, the map further decorated with sailing ships, additional French text with remarks & descriptive information, all enclosed by a stylised floral garland, cartouche rocaille, shell & leaf embellishment (35.5 x 40cm) (Condition report: Foxing, fading, age wearing, staining, creases to paper) Reference: https://www.geographicus.com/P/AntiqueMap/lafriquedressee-brion-1786. Note: This map is being sold for the benefit of Die AHMP Oudleerlingbond

Auction History

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Highest bidder was: Fundiswa

Date Bid User Auto
2021-12-15 20:52R4,900.00Fundiswa
2021-12-14 21:56R4,800.00hayden.mrh
2021-12-14 21:54R4,300.00juliansones2
2021-12-14 21:52R4,200.00hayden.mrh
2021-12-12 11:00R3,100.00juliansones2
2021-12-07 20:43R3,000.00hayden.mrh
2021-12-05 10:41R1,000.00juliansones2
2021-12-04 20:00Auction started