AFRICA AFRICA ACCORDING TO THE LATEST AUTHORITIES

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Guthrie map of Africa. A virtual treasure trove of the common inaccuracies, misconceptions and mythmaking of the late 17th century. Somehow, Guthrie managed to fill in the entirety of Africa with detail - a feat not accomplished by fact-based mapmakers until almost 100 years later. Important piece. Original strike and outlining.

From A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World, illustrated with a correct set of maps by William Guthrie Esq. Published by GG and J Robinson for Charles Dilly, London.

Very good condition

code : M2405

Cartographer : GUTHRIE William

Date : 1785 London

Size : 35*37cms

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