Portudaddi Mauritania Africa coast naval battle c.1746 Bellin hand color old map
Portudaddi Mauritania Africa coast naval battle c.1746 Bellin hand color old map Portudaddi Mauritania Africa coast naval battle c.1746 Bellin hand color old map
$ 65.00

Plan de Portendic Appelle aussi Portudaddi ou Penia.

(Africa coast- Mauritania)

Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin.

Beautiful mid-18th century antique map, engraved with lovely hand color. The outstanding hand color, scroll title cartouche and compass rose creates a most pleasing overall visual quality.

Various ships are shown and labelled by nationality to indicate their positions in a naval battle.

Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean - a near-superior visual example.

Sheet measures c. 10" x 7 1/2".

Printed area measures c. 8 1/8" x 5 3/4".

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 1. p. 116.

[R15042]