Côte occidentale de l'Afrique. W Africa.Senegal Gambia rivers.D’ANVILLE 1751 map

Côte occidentale de l'Afrique. W Africa.Senegal Gambia rivers.D’ANVILLE 1751 map

Product SKU: P-8-000350

Price £156.99

'Carte particulière de la Côte occidentale de l'Afrique depuis Cap Blanc jusqu'au Cap de Verga et du cours des rivières de Sénéga et de Gambie [Map of the West Coast of Africa from Cape Blanc to Cape Verga and the course of the Senegal & Gambia rivers]' by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (MDCCLI (1751). This date is printed on the map). Large antique 18th century atlas wall map, printed on thick, good quality paper, 105.0 x 72.0cm, 41.25 x 28.25 inches; Please note that this is a folding map

TITLE OF THE MAP: 'Carte particulière de la Côte occidentale de l'Afrique depuis Cap Blanc jusqu'au Cap de Verga et du cours des rivières de Sénéga et de Gambie [Map of the West Coast of Africa from Cape Blanc to Cape Verga and the course of the Senegal & Gambia rivers]'

This large eighteenth century map shows the coast of West Africa between Ras Nouadhibou (marked with its French name of Cap Blanc) which is today on the border between Mauritania and Western Sahara, and Cape Verga, near Boffa in present day Guinea. It includes the coastline of the present day countries of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and part of Guinea. The course of the Senegal and Gambia rivers are charted in detail. The Cap-Vert is shown, with "Dacar" (Dakar) and the Île de Gorée both marked, as is the Île St-Louis to the north. Banjul is marked as Pte. de Banion.

DATE PRINTED: MDCCLI (1751). This date is printed on the map    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 105.0 x 72.0cm, 41.25 x 28.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Large antique 18th century atlas wall map, printed on thick, good quality paper

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. The map has been printed on two unjoined sheets. The map is presented as it will look when joined. The map can be joined prior to shipping/dispatch, or sent unjoined according to the preference of the buyer. We will contact the buyer prior to shipping to ask whether you would like the map to be joined (allow an additional 2 business days) prior to shipping, or sent unjoined. The upper sheet has a vertical crease to the right of the centre line and a blemish at the top of the map to the left of the centrefold. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville

PROVENANCE: The map was extracted from a "Composite atlas" of early 18th century maps, the latest of which was dated c1754

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