Philips’ new map of Africa.

London & Liverpool, George Philip & Son, [1899?].

8vo (122.5 x 114 cm opened); folding engraved coloured map, in 48 sections, on linen, engraved decorative border; a very few light marks; very good in original red cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover, marbled end panels; some wear to extremities, a few small stains; some lines added to the map in ink (routes?).

£200

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Attractive large map of Africa by the firm founded by the Scottish cartographer George Philip (1800-1882), coloured to show the ‘Possessions & Protectorates of European Powers’.

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