West Africa Island d'Arguim coast survey fort c.1746 Bellin hand color old map
West Africa Island d'Arguim coast survey fort c.1746 Bellin hand color old map West Africa Island d'Arguim coast survey fort c.1746 Bellin hand color old map West Africa Island d'Arguim coast survey fort c.1746 Bellin hand color old map
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Plan de la Baye et Isle d'Arguim.

(West Africa- near Senegal- Cape. St. Anne)

Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin.

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

Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean - a near-superior visual example. Original fold-lines as issued.

Sheet measures c. 10" x 13 1/8".

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

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

[R15036]