Item #101234 The Investors' and Newspaper Readers' Pocket Map of Africa, 1901 [cover title]. Africa, G. H. JOHNSTON.
The Investors' and Newspaper Readers' Pocket Map of Africa, 1901 [cover title]

The Investors' and Newspaper Readers' Pocket Map of Africa, 1901 [cover title]

Edinburgh, W. and A.K. Johnston, 1901.

A chromolithographic map (printed surface 725 x 930 mm), mounted in one piece on linen, folded into 32 panels to octavo size and cased in cloth boards; a large folding table of 'The Possessions of the European Powers in Africa' (giving the population and area of the various territories, with how and when they were acquired) is bound with it, as issued,

Publisher's gilt-lettered cloth case with the map and table mounted on opposite pastedowns; case flecked and sunned, with a small ink stain on the front cover, a tiny puncture on the spine, and lacking the paper lining on the inside surface of the spine; the map is in excellent condition save for a few short and unobtrusive splits to some folds.

Scale: 1:11,800,800. The title is given simply as 'Africa' in the cartouche. No mention is made of the war in South Africa.

Item #101234

Price (AUD): $400.00

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