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Number: 1127
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1717
Title: L'Afrique Dressee Selon les dernieres Relat et Suivant les Nouvelles decouvertes dont les Points Principaux sont places sur les observations de Mr de l' Academie Royale des Sciences Par N. de Fer A Paris ches l'autreur dans l'isle du Palais sur le quay de l'Orlage a la Sphere Royale.
Sub-Title: Dedice A Nosseigneurs Les Enfans de France. Par leur tres humble et tres o beiss serviteur de Fer Geogr de Monseigr le Dauphin
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
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Cartographer: Nicolas de Fer
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Notes: Betz #170.3; a reduced derivative of De Fer's wall map of Africa (1696-98). Unusual islands appear in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans including a mythical second island of St. Helena. Monomotapa is shown in the south. In Central Africa is a paragraph concerning the origin of the Nile in Abyssinia.
Last updated: Dec 2, 2008