Western Africa Gulf of Guinea c.1863 large old vintage detailed Weller mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Mountains of Kong, Lake Chad, Bight of Benin, Princes Island, Senegal, Sahara Desert, Territory of Moorish Tribes)
Issued ca. 1863, London, by Weekly Dispatch
Lithographed and Engraved by Edward Weller
A large old, vintage, antique lithograph map, with original outline hand color.
Originally issued as a supplement to the British newspaper "Weekly Dispatch".
Printed in the mid-19th century on paper which has gently age toned as always, but which remains sound.
A detailed map which is not often seen.
In Good or better condition; normal uniform minor age toning to sheet as typical, light edge wear, and light scattered staining, spotting or foxing. Sheet shows signs of handling but is not offensive or unsightly, etc. Overall the printed map area is well preserved and attractive.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].
A fascinating antique map which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own and display.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/4" H x 19 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 1/4" H x 16 7/8" W
Tooley's Dictionary of Map Makers, v. 4, p. 367