1750 Bellin Antique Map of East Coast, Horn of Africa

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Carte de la Coste Orientale D ' Afrique...1740
  • Date: 1750
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 15987
  • Size: 10in x 10in (255mm x 255mm) 


This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the east coast of Africa from the Horn south to Tanzania by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was engraved in 1740 - the date is in the title - and was published in 1750 for Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, in 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: - 10in x 10in (255mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 10in x 8in (255mm x 205mm)
Margins: - Min 1/4in (6mm)

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