Paris: l'Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost, 1748. Map. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 11.5 x 9". This map issued by Jacques Nicolas Bellin in 1748, depicts the island of Madagascar, named by the Portuguese as Sao Lourenco (St. Lawrence). The map shows the entire island in beautiful detail and features rivers, capes, towns, sand bars, harbors, and other topographical features with mountains rendered in profile. The Isle de St. Marie (Ile Saint-Marie) or Nossi Hibrahim (Nosy Baroha) is noted near...
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Paris: Bonne, Rigobert, 1788. Map. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 8.25" x 12.5". Part of the Atlas Maritime, this map of Mozambique includes an inset of South Africa from Cape Colony to St. Helens Bay as well as Madagascar.
Boston: W.D. Ticknor, 1835. Map. Engraving with original outline coloring. Image measures 7.5" x 10". T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
Paris: Emile-Paul Freres, 1928. Frontis. 107 pages with text in French. 8vo, original printed wrappers. Paris: Emile-Paul Freres, 1928. Limited, numbered edition.
Paris: 1960. A l'Usage des Ecoles de la Republique. Maps. Tall 8vo, printed wrappers. Paris, 1960.
Paris: 1943. Maps. & Illus. 220pp. printed wrappers. Paris, 1943. Rear cover defective. Unopened. The author was a member of the Colonne Expeditionnaire of 1895.
New York: Harper, 1859. Frontis, map of Madagascar plus 27 black-and-white illsutrations. xv + 514pp. + ads [2pp]. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt-decoration front cover; spine ends chipped, significant dampstain to rear cover, front hinge mended, scattered foxing throughout. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. A very good copy.
New York: Holt, 1970. Illustrated. xvi + 336 pages, 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1970). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Augsburg: 1778. Map in frame. Engraving with hand coloring. Map measures 19 3/4" x 22 3/4". Map in archival frame with shadow box mount and finished corners, measures 25 1/4" x 28". This detailed map of the lower half of the African continent shows different kingdoms in the region. A cartouche on the left side dedicates the map to William I, Elector of Hesse, by Issak Augustus Jassoy, a merchant from Hanover. Three interesting insets depict Cape Fort (castle) by...
New York: Republic, 1924. 2 folding maps, many black-and-white illustrations. xi + 442pp., 8vo, black cloth; well rubbed, spine ends worn. New York: Republic Publishing Company, 1924. A very good copy.
London: Caldell & Davies, 1811. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 18 1/8 x 39 1/4". This lovely map reflects early 19th-century European knowledge of the continent of Africa. Towns and ports are labeled, and the map is annotated throughout with references to local tribes. Relief is shown by hachures, particularly at the Kong Mountains, which, according to the map, are "supposed to extend across the continent." Below are areas labeled "Unknown Parts." The island of Madagascar appears in...
Paris: 1953. 184 photo illustrated. Tall 8vo, printed wrappers. Paris, (1953).
With 46 Illus. 8vo, cloth. N.Y., (1964). Very good. Fine account of Madagascar.
25 illus. Square 8vo, pr. wrs Ex.lib. Paris, 1961.
Frontis. of Map. 501pp. 8vo, cloth. Stanford University Press, 1965.