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Number: 1340
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1715 (estimated)
Title: L'Afrique Suivant les dernieres observations de L'Academie Royale des Science
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 12.7
Width: 16.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Pere Claude Buffier
Engraver: Denise Macquart
Publisher: Giffard
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Notes: Garwood/Voigt; from 'Geographie Universelle', the Jesuit Claude Buffier (1661-1737), was a philosopher, and author, born in Poland, of French parents; This atlas was very popular and was reprinted many times until 1811, and many different plates or states of the maps are known.
Last updated: May 17, 2008