1750 – Covens & Mortier – Carte D’Afrique


Title:                   “Africa Accurate in Imperia, Regna Status e Populus Divisa ad Usum Lodovici XV Galliarum Regis / Carte D’Afrique Dressee pour l’usage du Roy”​

Very nice folio size map of Africa. This is revised map by Covens and Mortier that De L’Isle first issued in 1722.

Comes from De L’isle’s “Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l’Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté.” published in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier and engraved by J. Kondet.

Cartographer:      Covens & Mortier (1721-1866)
Sheet size:           68,5 x 59,0 cm
Year:                   1750
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition, original hand colouring on watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1750 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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