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Number: 2154
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1832
Title: AFRICA
Sub-Title: Guide To Knowledge No. CV
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 21.5
Width: 15.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 48,260,900
Color Type: No Color
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Engraver: Joshua Archer
Sidney Hall
Publisher: William Pinnock
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Notes: Potter; A distinctive woodblock engraved map of Africa where the printing is reversed - white on black. The map was published in London in 1832 in William Pinnock's "The Guide To Knowledge". They were engraved by Joshua Archer and Sidney Hall and appeared in many editions and re-issues of "The Guide To Knowledge" until 1863. The map is numbered CV at upper left and has the price of one penny at upper right. The "Guide" was a serialised and was relatively inexpensive, thus accessible to many; [scale measured on central 10 degrees of latitude];
Last updated: Nov 1, 2012