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 Strasbourg Bend & Lily watermark, issued folding with a minor printer's crease at bottom center and light soiling along the edges of the sheet.