1905 MAP AFRICA Industries COMMUNICATIONS Rubber IVORY Diamonds GUM Gold ESPARTO

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ANTIQUE MAP Africa Industry STEAM SHIP ROUTES Submarine Cable Routes RAILWAYS Caravan Routes etc.

 

An original circa 1905 map (from the date stated and not a later reproduction), produced by George Philip and Son for the London Geographical Institute

Entitled:

Africa - Industries and Communications

A very detailed circa 1907 map with the major industries and principal products shown including: Ivory, Diamonds, Rubber, Sugar, Coconuts, Guano, Cattle Coffee, Cotton, Coal, Copper Wax, Vanilla, Hides, Ostrich, Mohair, Meal, Lead, Horses, Salt, Silver, Wine, Wheat, Wool, Millet, Reive, Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Copra, Palm Kernels, Yams, Manioc, Ginger, Ebony, Ground Nuts, Ostriches, Indigo, Civet, Gum, Horns, Wax, Kola Nuts, Vanilla, Dye Woods, Cotton, Potato, Bark, Balsam, Coffee, Cloves, Mangrove Bark, Rice, Copal, and much more. There is an inset titled The Horn of Africa. Keenlyside

The map shows the principal through routes by land and sea, including Caravan Routes, Railways, Canals, Steamship Routes, Submarine Cables etc. It also marks the locations of British Consul General, Consul, and American Consuls etc. With distances to and from various ports in nautical miles.

It has an original 'as published' fold to the centre and is blank on the reverse (blank apart from titles and a key map). It measures overall 510 x 393 mm ( 20 x 15.25 inches ) approximately, and is suitable for mounting and framing. There is a little age yellowing and handling marks to edges. It originally would have been in an atlas, edge mounted so as to avoid damage to the map, and not stapled. This map will be sent rolled in a protective postal tube.

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Weight 0.3kg
Product Code SORRY This item has been SOLD
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