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Publisher: ÅKERLAND, E
Title: Karta öfver Africa.
Published in: A. Wiborgs förlag, Stockholm, ca. 1848
   
Size: 13.4 x 16.5 inches.
34.0 x 42.0 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Printed on good quality paper, paper slightly browned in lower left part.
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An very rare map of Africa with Swedish text. This is an heavenly updated version of his map of 1818 and is now dated 1828.
In lower part a colour key to Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, Dutch and Danish possessions.
From his atlas "Geographisk Hand-Atlas" first published in 1817.

Erik Åkerland (1754-1835) was a prolific and very skilled cartographer and engraver. Early in his career he worked in Fredrik Akrel´s globe factory in Stockholm.
In the 1790s he engraved sea charts for Johan Nordenankars great Sea Atlas. In the early 1800s he took over the publishing of Atlas Juvenilis, which was first issued by Anders Åkerman in 1768. Åkerland also engraved portraits, among them Carl von Linné and Carl XIVJohan.




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