1788 Bowen Large Antique Map The West Coast of Africa

Cartographer :Emmanuel Bowen

  • Title : An Accurate Copy of D Anvilles Map of the Coast of Guinea Between Sierra Leona and the crossing of the line...J Harrison Feb 11 1788
  • Ref #:  31418
  • Size: 19in x 12 1/2in (485mm x 320mm)
  • Date : 1788
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the West Coast of Africa was engraved by Emmanual Bowen - after D'Anville - in 1788 - the date is engraved in the title - and was published by John Harrison. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Light and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early
Colors used: - Yellow, green, blue
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 19in x 12 1/2in (485mm x 320mm)
Plate size: - 18 1/2in x 9 1/2in (470mm x 240mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - Light creasing
Plate area: - Light creasing
Verso: - Light creasing