Benin Africa beheading criminals building transport 1778 nice old engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Manner of Beheading Criminals in the Kingdom of Benin, the Method of Riding, and their Mode of Building..
Issued c.1778, London for Middleton.
Charming 18th century antique engraved print.
Light uniform paper age toning, otherwise a clean, fresh, nice looking example.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 9 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 11" x 6 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3.