Marijuana Bakka plant man smoking it 1748 engraved print hand coloredBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Bakka Plante l'iree de Kolben etnommee Bangua par les Indiens.
Bukhu ou Spiree Plante l'iree de Kolben.
Issued 1748, Paris, likely by Didot for Prevost.
Mid-18th century engraved print, with lovely hand color. Beside the marijuana plant is a man seen smoking it from a pipe.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 9 7/8"H x 7 3/8"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 7"H x 5 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.