Antique hand colored partial world map, centered on the Atlantic Ocean, by Malte-Brun, 1830. Map features topographical detail, names of coastal cities, islands, etc. Map includes in Africa the Mountains of the Moon, a non-existent mountain range once thought to be the source of the Nile River. Good to Very Good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, areas of mild foxing, and one pinhole within the word "Abyssinia" in Africa on the map. Measures approximately 7.5" x 9.5" (H x W) to the neatline.
Antique Hand Colored Map
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