"Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique, Depuis le XIIe. Degre de Latitude Septentrionale ... Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Occidental...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1739 (dated)
Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
9.9 x 7.9 inches
25.1 x 20.1 cm
Handsome map depicting Africa's west coast locating many harbors and capes. The map covers the Grain, Ivory, Gold, and Slave coasts and extends south to Angola. Embellished with a colorful compass rose and decorative title cartouche featuring leaf and scroll motifs.
A crisp impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper, issued folding with a hint of offsetting, a vertical printer's crease at left, and marginal soiling.