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Carte du Golfe de Benin'. Bight of Benin. Nigeria Lagos BELLIN/SCHLEY 1748 map

Carte du Golfe de Benin'. Bight of Benin. Nigeria Lagos BELLIN/SCHLEY 1748 map

Carte du Golfe de Benin'. Bight of Benin. Nigeria Lagos BELLIN/SCHLEY 1748 map

Carte du Golfe de Bénin, et Partie de la Côte de Guinée, depuis la Rivière de Volta jusqu'au Cap Formosa [Map of the Bight of Benin, and part of the coast of Guinea, from the Volta River to Cape Formosa]. Title of map:'Carte du Golfe de Bénin, et Partie de la Côte de Guinée, depuis la Rivière de Volta jusqu'au Cap Formosa [Map of the Bight of Benin, and part of the coast of Guinea, from the Volta River to Cape Formosa]. 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. Togo, Benin and western Nigeria coast. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 21.5 x 30.5cm, 8.5 x 12 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map. ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jakob van der Schley & Jacques Nicolas Bellin. PROVENANCE: "Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre", nouvelle edition.

Dont les figures & les cartes ont été gravées par & sous le direction de J. Vander Schley, elève distingué du célèbre Picart Le Romain.

A La Haye, Chez Pierre de Hondt, avec Privilége de sa Majesté Impériale & de Nos Seignuers les Etats de Hollande & de West-Frise. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. 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. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "richben1066" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Source (Media Type): Book
  • Size: Approx 21.5 x 30.5cm, 8.5 x 12 inches
  • Item condition: Good- please read full description below
  • Verso: There is nothing on the reverse, which is plain
  • Provenance/Origin: Please scroll down - see detail below
  • Original/Reproduction: Original (defined below-doesn't imply uniqueness)
  • Date Printed: 1748
  • Original/ Repro: Original


Carte du Golfe de Benin'. Bight of Benin. Nigeria Lagos BELLIN/SCHLEY 1748 map