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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)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - None