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African Continent Antique Map DeSilver 1855

Author:
Title:
Africa
Year Printed:
1855
Place:
Philadelphia
Paper Size:
17 in. x 14 in.
Condition:
VERY GOOD
nameVariation1:
African Continent Vintage Map DeSilver 1855
nameVariation2:
African Continent Old Map DeSilver 1855
nameVariation3:
African Continent Historic Map DeSilver 1855
nameVariation4:
African Continent Historical Map DeSilver 1855
nameVariation5:
African Continent Collectors Map DeSilver 1855
nameVariation6:
African Continent Early Map DeSilver 1855
SKU:
1855desilver2-067
$224.99 Price: $168.99
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Product Description

This original antique map of Africa comes from Mitchell's Universal Atlas of 1855. there is an inset map of Liberia present. This is the first edition published by DeSilver. He had acquired the rights to the Universal Atlas from Cowperthwait in 1855 who in turn had acquired the rights from Mitchell in 1850. This map was published by Charles DeSilver in 1855 at No. 253 Market St. Philadelphia. The paper size for this map is approximately 17" x 14". This authentic vintage map has a blank verso or back side and beautiful coloring on sturdy paper. This map is truly a fine piece of African history just prior to the American Civil War. This map would make a fine addition to any collection or for beautiful display in home or office decoration.