Gulf of Guinea West Africa Benin Ivory Coast Gold Coast Congo c. 1750 Bellin mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de la Coste Occidentale D'Afrique Depuis le XIIe. Degre de Latitude Spetentrionale.
(Africa, West Africa, Gulf of Guinea, Guinea, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, Benin).
Issued c. 1750, Paris. Likely by Bellin.
Early 18th century engraved map with attractive hand color.
Large decorative scroll title cartouche beside a small compass rose help impart a pleasing visual quality unlike anything modern.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10" H x 11 /1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 7 7/8" H x 9 7/8" W.