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Number: 3843
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1788 (estimated)
Title: Africa from the latest Discoveries
Language: English
Publish Origin: Edinburgh
Height: 15.7
Width: 20.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale: 1 : 61,666,700
Color Type: Outline Color
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Publisher: James Tytler
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Notes: [Ruderman source] Rare Edinburgh-published engraved map of Africa, produced by James Tytler in 1788. Interestingly, the map includes an early accounting of time zones; at the bottom edge in the graticulated border it shows "Hours East from London". The map evidently comes from James Tytler's A new and concise system of geography; containing a particular account of the empires, kingdoms... Edinburgh, 1788.
Last updated: Apr 19, 2021