West Africa coast Senegal Mandingos Jalofs c.1746 Bellin hand color old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Carte des Pays Voisins des Riv de Sanaga et Gambra.
(West Africa- Senegal- Mandingos- Jalofs)
Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin.
Beautiful mid-18th century antique map, engraved with lovely hand color. The outstanding hand color, scroll title cartouche and compass rose creates a most pleasing overall visual quality.
Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean - a near-superior visual example.
Sheet measures c. 10" x 7 3/8".
Printed area measures c. 8 5/8" x 6 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 1. p. 116.