1747 Bellin Antique Map of The Island & Bay of Arguin, Mauritania, West Africa

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Plan De La Baye Et Isle D'Arguim
  • Date: 1747
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 25793
  • Size: 11 1/2in x 11in (295mm x 280mm)


This beautiful hand coloured original antique map of Arguin an island off the western coast of Mauritania in the Bay of Arguin, West Africa by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was published 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: - 10in x 7in (255mm x 180mm)
Plate size: - 9in x 6 1/2in (250mm x 165mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

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