1760 Lotter Large Antique Map of Southern Africa

Cartographer : Tobias Conrad Lotter

  • Title  : Africae Pars Meridionalis cum Promontorio Bonae Spei Accuratissime Delineato
  • Date : 1760
  • Ref # : 43185
  • Size :  24 1/2in x 19 3/4in (620mm x 505mm)

Description:
This large scarce, beautifully hand coloured original antique map of Southern Africa was published by Tobias Conrad Lotter in 1760.

Background: A map of Southern Africa with an coastline carrying inaccurate inaccurate information, Hottentot tribes are illustrated throughout the mainland, with three detailed insets of the Cape Fort (castle), Saldanha Bay and the Cape of Good Hope, all with a legend. An elaborate cartouche dedication to Domino Wilhelmo - Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg. (Ref: Tooley, M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Pink, green, yellow
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 24 1/2in x 19 3/4in (620mm x 505mm)
Plate size: - 23in x 19 3/4in (585mm x 505mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - Two small worm holes professionally repaired
Plate area: - Small worm holes professionally repaired along centerfold
Verso: - None

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$650.00