West Africa coastline Portendic Senegal c.1746 Bellin hand color old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Carte d'une Partie de la Coste d'Afrique.
(West Africa coast- Senegal)
Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin.
Beautiful mid-18th century antique map, engraved with lovely hand color. The outstanding hand color creates a most pleasing overall visual quality.
Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean - a near-superior visual example.
Sheet measures c. "9 3/4 x 7 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 9 1/4" x 5 5/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 1. p. 116.