The phantom St Matthew Island is shown south of Liberia. Africa is shown to contain a series of apparently interconnected river systems and large lakes; the Niger river is shown conflated with the Senegal river, flowing west to the sea at Cape Verde, and also apparently connected to the Nile.
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 29.5 x 19.5cm, 11.5 x 7.75 inches (Medium). PROVENANCE: "The Compleat Geographer: or, the Chorography and Topography of all the known parts of the Earth", by Herman Moll.
Printed for Awnsham and John Churchill at the Black Swan in Paternoster Row and Timothy Childe at the White Hart at the West End of St. VERSO: There is text printed on the reverse side. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above.
I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes.DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. A: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas.
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