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Africa.- Sayer (Robert) Africa, According to the Sieur Danville, Illustrated with a Summary Description ...showing the continent of Africa, including Madagascar, and an inset chart of the Gold Coast lower left, with large cartouche decorated with native figures upper right, and several text descriptions, 4 sheet map, engraved by Richard Bennett, with outline hand-colouring, presented joined in two halves, each joined section c. 550 x 1220 mm., each section rolled, with repaired splitting to vertical folds, some restored sheet loss to extremities, particularly to the lower part of the upper half, damp-staining and finger-soiling visible to the central section of the map, handling creases, even browning throughout with some spotting and surface dirt, [c.1772, but probably later].

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Africa.- Sayer (Robert) Africa, According to the Sieur Danville, Illustrated with a Summary Description ...showing the continent of Africa, including Madagascar, and an inset chart of the Gold Coast lower left, with large cartouche decorated with native figures upper right, and several text descriptions, 4 sheet map, engraved by Richard Bennett, with outline hand-colouring, presented joined in two halves, each joined section c. 550 x 1220 mm., each section rolled, with repaired splitting to vertical folds, some restored sheet loss to extremities, particularly to the lower part of the upper half, damp-staining and finger-soiling visible to the central section of the map, handling creases, even browning throughout with some spotting and surface dirt, [c.1772, but probably later].

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