"Carte de la Barbarie, Nigritie et de la Guinee avec les Pays Voisins, Dressee sur les Memoires les Plus Nouveaux & les Observations les Plus Exactes", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Northwestern Africa
Period: 1708 (published)
Publication: Atlas Historique
Color: Hand Color
20.2 x 15.8 inches
51.3 x 40.1 cm
This great map of western Africa is based on Guillaume Delisle's map. It covers from the Barbary coast to below the equator. There is a mass of geographic detail and notations in the interior with information on the rivers and lakes. Numerous tent encampments are depicted throughout the Sahara Desert.
A dark impression on a bright sheet with a Strasburg Bend & Lily watermark, issued folding with a minor printer's crease at bottom center and light soiling along the edges of the sheet.