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