West Africa Morocco Algeria Liberia Guinea Senegal Gambia 1855 J.H. Colton mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, West Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, Tripoli, Sahara Desert, Senegal, Gambia, Sudan, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, Dahomey).
Issued c. 1855, New York by J.H. Colton.
Mid 19th century lithographed map with original hand color.
The inset of Liberia includes a very detailed layout of specific land grants with dates. Mts. of Kong are named, evidently home of the gorilla King.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, uniform gentle age toning, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/2" x 18".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 443