West Africa Senegal Fort St. Louis c.1746 Bellin hand color detailed old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Plan du Fort St. Louis dans l'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal.
(West Africa- European trading fort)
Issued 1746, Paris, by JN Bellin.
Key on either side of the plan identifies 34 specific features shown.
Beautiful mid-18th century antique map, engraved with lovely hand color. The outstanding hand color creates a most pleasing overall visual quality.
Light uniform paper age toning, remaining clean - a near-superior visual example.
Sheet measures c. 10" x 13 3/8".
Printed area measures c. 8" x 12".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 1. p. 116.