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Number: 3669
Continent: Africa
Region: West
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Year of Origin: 1858
Title: La Guinea.
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Language: Italian
Publish Origin: Geneva
Height: 27.0
Width: 33.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
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Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Francesco Costantino Marmocchi.
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Publisher: Paolo Rivara fu Giacomo
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Notes: [PENDING, source Swaen/Joppen] long extended hashered mythical mountains of Kong from West Africa to Congo Central Africa appearing as a presumed continental divide, including colonial claims; Uncommon map of Guinea prepared by Francesco Costantino Marmocchi. Above the map "Geografia Commerciale". From "Il Globo Atlante di carte Geografiche compilate da F.C. Marmocchi per servire di corredo al suu corso di geografia commerciale", with the maps engraved by engraved by Gius. Cattaneo, Campo Antico, C. Poggiali, G. Bonatti, and Ces. Magrini. Marmocchi (Poggibonsi, 1805-Geneva, 1858) was known as a geographer and cartographer. He emigrated to Rome, and later to Corsica, later settled in Turin and finally in Genoa, where he remained for the rest of his life, mainly writing geographical content.
Last updated: Mar 21, 2020