Africa Guinea coast Kalbar river 1748 Bellin 1699 old antique engraved color mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Carte de la Riviere de Kalbar,
Appellee communement Kalabar ou Rio Real;
avec les Cotes voisines tirees des...1699
(Africa- Guinea coast)
Issued Paris, 1748, likely Bellin.
Fine and interesting mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Large strapwork cartouche top left.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind it is not modern or new, so minor flaws to paper unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling, all of which is hopefully visible within the zoomable scan.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Printed area measures c. 14 1/2" x 8"