1747 Bellin Antique Map of the Benguela province of Angola, Africa

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Carte de la Rade de Benguella et Riviere de Cantonbelle
  • Date: 1747
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 25550
  • Size: 11 1/2in x 11in (295mm x 280mm)

Description: 

This finely engraved hand coloured original antique map of the Benguela province of Angola, Africa was published in ca 1747 for Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1780. (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: - 14in x 10in (355mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 12in x 9in (305mm x 230mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$149.00