Antique hand colored engraved map of Africa, which includes the Mountains of the Moon (then the supposed source of the Nile River, a mountain range which does not exist.) Written in French, published in the "Atlas du Dictionnaire de Geographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne," By Herisson, 1806. Visible plate mark. Very good overall antique condition with some mild toning and foxing. Map measures approximately 7" x 8.5" (H x W) to the neatline.
Antique Hand Colored Map
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