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Number: 323
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Fish River, Orange River, Cape Town, Natal, Transvaal, Namaqualand,
Year of Origin: 1818
Title: Carte De la Parte Meridionale del L`Afrique, Pour servir d'intelligence aux deux Voyages de Levaillant. Se trauve dhez H. J. Jansen et Perronneau.
Sub-Title: Atlas Pl. I
Language: French
Publish Origin: Paris
Height: 57.0
Width: 87.3
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Large
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Francios Levaillant
Engraver: Perrier
Other Contributors: H. J. Jansen
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Notes: sothebys; est. date range 1790 to 1820; compare map #789 as possible duplicate; see original text, Book # 147 and book 113 dated 1790; from the travels of the French ornithologist François Levaillant, published in English as 'Travels into the interior parts of Africa, by way of the Cape of Good Hope'. Between 1780-85 he made three journeys, one around Cape Town and Saldanha Bay, one eastwards from the Cape and the third north of the Orange River and into Great Namaqualand, collecting over 2,000 bird skins. His six-volume work, 'Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (1796-1808), with drawings by Jacques Barraband, set the standard for ornithological illustration
Last updated: Oct 25, 2011