Antique Map Africa

Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703

Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703
Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703

Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703
Engraving on hand laid paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 56.4 x 45.9 cm.

The image size is ca. 50.8 x 39.6 cm.

Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 22.2 x 18.1 inch. 20 x 15.6 inch. Antique map, titled:'The Sea Coast of Barbary from Cape de Tenes to Cape de Rosa. Sea and coast chart of Algeria, from ca.

Tipaza and Algiers to Annaba and El Kala. In the top right a part of Sardinia is shown.

Two inset maps show detailed coastal maps of Algiers, and Bona (Annaba). From the third volume of "The English Pilot", first published by Mount & Page in 1703. This atlas was reprinted several times until around 1760, we are not sure from which exact edition this map is.

Artists and Engravers: Made by'James Bennett' after'Samuel Thornton'. 1715 was the son the English mapmaker John Thornton, an eminent English mapmaker of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century. After his father's death in 1708, Samuel Thornton continued to re-issue his father√Ęs map (often with his imprint substituted). Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued.

Browned along the middle fold. Soiling in the lower right margin corner. The item "Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703" is in sale since Wednesday, September 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "pictura-prints" and is located in Overasselt. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Originality: Original
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
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  • Height (Inches): 0
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  • Print Surface: Paper
  • Medium: Engraving
  • Year: 1703


Antique map-SEA CHART-AFRICA-ALGERIA-SARDINIA-ALGIERS-Thornton-Bennett-1703