West Africa Morocco Senegal Liberia Nigeria 1897 antique detailed color mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Africa, North-West Part
(Morocco / Sahara / Senegal Liberia / Guinea / etc.)
Issued New York, 1897, by The Century Co.
Attractive and well-detailed late-19th century offset-color map.
An extensive detailed key locates features including lighthouses, forts, ruins, caravan routes, submarine telegraph lines, important communication routes, battlefields, etc.
Also worth noting is the overprinted red which identifies volcanoes active in the 19th century.
The key also includes a line for still "unexplored rivers".
Clean, well-preserved, fresh-looking example.
Sheet measures c. 16 1/2" x 12 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 14 3/4" x 10 1/2".
Original centerfold as issued.