ETHIOPIA Antique Map ERITREA SOMALIA 112 yrs old - 1896
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Sold Date: 04/22/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
Authentic Antique Map
112 Years Old!
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Dated 1895 and printed in 1896, this is a beautiful, 112-year-old color map of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and surrounding nations of Eritria, British Somaliland (Somalia), Sudan and Boran (northern Kenya). It measures about 11 by 14 inches (about 28 by 36 cm.), and is in Fine condition. It shows a wealth of detail including topographical features (mountains, rivers, oases, etc.), latitude and longitude, countries and colonies, cities and villages, routes of old railways and more.
This is a guaranteed genuine antique map!
Perfect for genealogy or historical research, this map was printed on a single sheet of stock and bound whole in an antique book. T are no stains or marks, the coloring is nice and fresh, and the paper is clean and not brittle. A helpful index is printed in the margins. Highly suitable for framing (see one suggested presentation below), it would look great in your office, den, great room or study. It is similar to many of the maps sold in expensive stores and catalogs, with one important difference: this is an actual antique, not a modern reproduction! Please ask all questions before placing your bid.
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