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Number: 778
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
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Year of Origin: 1680
Title: [Cartough title] AFRICA Divided according to the extent of its Principall Parts in which are distinguished one from the other Empires, Monarchies, Kingdoms, States, and Peples, which at this time inhabite Africa.
Sub-Title: [Top border title] AFRICA Distinguished into its Principall Parts inz. Barbary, Biledulgerid, Egypt, Zaara or The Desart, The Country of the Negros, Guinea, Nubia, Abissinea, Zanguebar, Congo, Monomotapa, Caffares, The Islands of the Canaries, Cape Verd, St. Thomas, Madagascar or S. Lawrence in which are observed The Empires, Monarchies, Kingdoms, States, and Peoples, which at present inhabite AFRICA.
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 51.3
Width: 85.8
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Large
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
William Berry
Other Contributors: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot
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Notes: Potter; Betz number 124, as only state known. Berry's composite atlases are sometimes referred to as English Sanson atlases. In this case, his map of Africa is closely based on the 1674 Jaillot Africa (Betz 118), which in turn was based on the Guillaume Sanson Africa of 1668. Berry credits Sanson in the title. Rarity Afriterra example is known among five other examples of the map: Newberry Library, British Library, Royal Geographical Society, Stanford University (Norwich Collection), and Library of Congress.
Last updated: Jan 13, 2021