Small scale map of Africa by J. G. Schreiber, from his Atlas Selectus in 1749, first published in 1740. Nice cartouche with elephant, lion and palm trees.
Overall browning, old folding. Tiny hole in centrefold. Some place name underlined by old ink. Good condition.
Johann Georg Schreiber, a German cartographer and geographer, was born 1676 and lived in Leipzig. His only work was the Atlas Selectus published first 1740 and reissued 1749. He died in 1745.
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Johann Georg Schreiber: Africa verfertiget von J. G. Schreibern in Leipzig.
Old coloured map of Africa. Printed in Leipzig in the year 1749.
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