1718 – J. C. Weigel – Africae Tabula
Title: “Africae Tabula”
Rare map of Africa continent. The source of the Nile is shown emanating from the Ptolemaic lakes of Zaflan and Zaire south of the equator. The large pictorial title cartouche features the peoples and animals of the continent.
Comes from Weigel’s travel atlas “Bequemer Schul- und Reisen-Atlas” also titled “Atlas scholasticus et itinerarius“ published by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in Nuremberg 1718.
Cartographer: Johann Christoph Weigel (1654-1725)
Sheet size: 43,1 x 35,9 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Contemporary coloring. Wide margins.
This is an original antique map published in 1718 and not a modern copy or reprint
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