Africa. Henry Schenck TANNER.

Africa

New York: Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1847. unbound. Map. Engraving with beautiful original watercolor. Image measures 12.25" x 15" very good.

Includes an inset of the coast of Liberia and Monrovia and a list of possessions of European powers. Light crease to upper left margin. Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-2858) was an American cartographer and statistical geographer. Born in New York, he moved to Philadelphia where he established his well-known publishing company with his brother. Tanner was the first American to publish a map of Texas, which subsequently went through eight editions. However, he is best known and most renowned for his New American Atlas.

Price: $100.00

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