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Part of the Western Coast of Africa' by James Wyld. Sierra Leone 1840 old map

Part of the Western Coast of Africa' by James Wyld. Sierra Leone 1840 old map

Part of the Western Coast of Africa' by James Wyld. Sierra Leone 1840 old map
Map of part of the Western Coast of Africa extending from the Isles de Loss to Sherboro Island, particularly exhibiting the discoveries lately made to the N. Large antique 19th century engraved map with original outline hand colour. Title of map:'Map of part of the Western Coast of Africa extending from the Isles de Loss to Sherboro Island, particularly exhibiting the discoveries lately made to the N. The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below.

A scarce separately issued map of part of West Africa by James Wyld, showing Sierra Leone and part of Guinea. The map is one of the most detailed 19th Century maps of this part of Africa. The coastline shown is that of Sierra Leone north to the site of present-day Conakry, in Guinea. The map shows towns, rivers and roads in the region, as well as the routes of the explorers including Wall & Winterbottom (1794), Surgeon O'Beirne (1821), Major Laing (1822) and Jack Le Bore (1822).

Of Sierra Leone 1817 to 1825 detailing population of, and British trade with, Sierra Leone. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 66.5 x 96.5cm, 26 x 38 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Surgeon O'Beirne & Major Laing. PROVENANCE: Published by James Wyld, Charing Cross, London.

TYPE: Large antique 19th century engraved map with original outline hand colour. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing.

However, please note: Minor offsetting -text and/or images from the facing page have left an impression on the print. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above.

I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten.

ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPA√ĎA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. The item "Part of the Western Coast of Africa' by James Wyld. Sierra Leone 1840 old map" is in sale since Sunday, March 19, 2017.

This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "richben1066" and is located in London.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Source (Media Type): Book
  • Size: Approx 66.5 x 96.5cm, 26 x 38 inches
  • Provenance/Origin: Please scroll down - see detail below
  • Original/ Repro: Original
  • Date Printed: 1840
  • Original/Reproduction: Original (defined below-doesn't imply uniqueness)
  • Item condition: Good- please read full description below
  • Verso: There is nothing on the reverse, which is plain


Part of the Western Coast of Africa' by James Wyld. Sierra Leone 1840 old map