"Coste Occidentale d'Afrique, depuis le Xie. Degre de Latitude Meridionale…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Africa - Southwestern
Period: 1739 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
10.4 x 9.6 inches
26.4 x 24.4 cm
A boldly engraved and colored map that covers the southwestern coast of Africa from the Cape of Good Hope up to about 11° and includes the coastlines of today's South Africa, Namibia, and Angola. Offshore from the Cape of Good Hope is a large sandbank labeled Banc des Eguilles. Decorated with a title cartouche and compass rose.
Issued folded, now pressed. Very fine, later coloring. Some faint offsetting, else fine.