"La Guinea Occidentale che Contiene le Isole di Capo Verde il Senegal la Costa Propriamente Detta della Guinea", Zatta, Antonio
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1784 (dated)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo
Color: Hand Color
12.1 x 15.9 inches
30.7 x 40.4 cm
This striking map of Western Africa spans from Cape Blanco south to the Gold Coast. It also extends to include Cape Verde. There are plenty of place names along the coastline and rivers. A decorative title cartouche adorns the bottom left corner. Engraved by G. Pitteri.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 4 #22
A crisp impression on a sheet with a watermark of three crescent moons. The centerfold is reinforced on verso with archival tape, and there is faint toning along it.