C1778

Frontispiece. Europe by Commerce, Arts, and Arms obtains the Gold of Afric, and her Sons enchains, The rules luxurious Asia’s fertile Shores…..

Frontispiece showing the iconic representations of Africa, Asia and the Americas. “Europe by Commerce, Arts, and Arms obtains the Gold of Afric, and her Sons enchains,  The rules luxurious Asia’s fertile Shores,  Wears her bright Gems, and gains her richest … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Frontispiece. Europe by Commerce, Arts, and Arms obtains the Gold of Afric, and her Sons enchains, The rules luxurious Asia’s fertile Shores…..

Date:

C1778

Mapmaker:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 255mm

Platemark Size: 

170mm 
x 287mm
AUTHENTICITY
Frontispiece. Europe by Commerce, Arts, and Arms obtains the Gold of Afric, and her Sons enchains, The rules luxurious Asia's fertile Shores..... - Antique Map from 1778

Genuine antique
dated:

1778

Description:

Frontispiece showing the iconic representations of Africa, Asia and the Americas.

  • “Europe by Commerce, Arts, and Arms obtains
  • the Gold of Afric, and her Sons enchains, 
  • The rules luxurious Asia’s fertile Shores, 
  • Wears her bright Gems, and gains her richest Shores: 
  • While from America thro’ Seas She brings
  • The Wealth of Mines, and various useful things.”

From Charles Theodore Middleton’s A Complete System of Geography.

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