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ARROWSMITH, John - North Western Africa.

ARROWSMITH, John -  North Western Africa.
North Western Africa. - ARROWSMITH, John
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Title : North Western Africa..
Map maker : ARROWSMITH, John.
Date : London, 1839.
Size : 23.6 x 18.9 inches. / 60.0 x 48.0 cm.
Colouring : In original o/l colours.

Description :A lovely looking steel engraved map of the north western portion of Africa. The map highlights vividly how much exploration was carried on around the coastline, and how the vast interior is barely touched by the European powers. Taking in the Soudan, Sahara, Senegal, Guinea, and the Maghreb. Madeira and Canary Islands also. Many place names shown.

The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influential cartographers of the nineteenth century. Taken from 'The London Atlas of Universal Geography…' John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) joined his uncle, Aaron Arrowsmith in mapmaking in London in 1810.
Upon the death of his uncle in 1823, the business was carried on by Aaron's two sons, Samuel and Aaron. In 1839, John took over the business.
This atlas was first published in 1834. His maps were very numerous, and their neatness and finished style gained John a very extensive reputation.

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Condition : In very good condition. Some light foxing.


ID: 38937

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