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This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the West Coast of Africa - from Senegal to Cameroon - was engraved in 1739 - dated in title cartouche - and was published in 1747 by Jacques Nicolas Bellin for Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1785. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Light and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Yellow, red, blue, green General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 14in x 9 1/2in (355mm x 245mm) Plate size: - 10 1/2in x 8in (265mm x 205mm) Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - NonePlate area: - NoneVerso: - None