"Guinee, Grand Pays de l'Afrique, avec Toutes ses Cotes, Havres et Rivieres, Suivant les Memoires les Plus Recens des Voyageurs...", Aa, Pieter van der
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1729 (circa)
Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde...
Color: Hand Color
14.4 x 10.4 inches
36.6 x 26.4 cm
This handsome map extends from Senegal to Cape Lopez, just below the equator, including Guinea and part of the Benin Kingdom. Engraved with mountains, rivers and cities and embellished with rhumb lines and a large cartouche featuring natives and animals.
A dark impression on paper with the watermark of a large fleur-de-lis coat of arms, light printer's ink residue, minor toning, and several damp stains confined to the blank margins.