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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 stablePaper color: - off whiteAge of map color: - OriginalColors used: - Pink, green, yellowGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper 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 repairedPlate area: - Small worm holes professionally repaired along centerfoldVerso: - NoneOverall Quality (in Bold):Perfect/Fine/Very Good/Good/Fair/Poor