CARTE DE L'AFRIQUE

£185

Uncommon map of Africa by Bourgoin.

Fictious interior..Lots of detail towns etc in middle of sahara. .. No great lakes area just one lake 'Lac Maravi!'

Original outline colour

Cartouche

Very good condition

code : M4127

Cartographer : BOURGOIN Pierre

Date : 1766 Paris

Size : 34*42.5 cms

availability : Available

Price : £185

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Bourgoin, Pierre (infl. 1740-1780) engraver, publisher

Pierre Bourgoin was a French engraver and publisher situated in the Rue de la Harpe, Paris in the mid-1700's. Apart from his own publications he also worked for the great cartographer, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville.