1739 Bellin Antique Map of The SE Coast of Africa, Angola to The Cape

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Carte Occidentale D Afrique...1739
  • Date: 1739
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 92507
  • Size: 11 1/2in x 11in (295mm x 280mm)


This beautiful hand coloured original antique map of central and south eastern coastline of Africa - from the Cape to Northern Angola was engraved in 1739 - the date is engraved in the title 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: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early 
Colors used: - Red, green, yellow 
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 11 1/2in x 11in (295mm x 280mm)
Plate size: - 11in x 9in (280mm x 250mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued
Verso: - None