Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 3

Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(AFRICA.) Edward Stanford; for The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Africa Published Under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge and of the National Society. Large lithographed case map of colonial Africa. 60x53 inches overall, dissected into 48 segments and mounted to original linen backing with marbled paper self-wrappers; strong original hand-color in full; minor staining at several folds and other faint discolorations but overall excellent; cover remnants of original Stanford-labeled cloth case preserved; James B. Ford's Explorers Club bookplates to map verso (bearing "Sold By" stamp). Scarce, with one institutional example located. London, 1895