West African Coast Congo South Africa Table Bay 1746 Bellin engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Coste Occidentale D'Afrique.
(Africa, West Africa, Congo, South Africa, Table Bay).
Issued 1746, Paris for Bellin.
Mid 18th century engraved map with attractive hand color. Large scroll cartouche and compass rose impart a pleasing decorative quality. Longitude given from Isle de Fer.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 11 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 9 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W.