Stock Id :19782

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An 18th century wall map of Africa

ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste B. D'.

Africa, According to Mr. D'Anville with Several Additions, & Improvements, with a Particular CHart of the Gold Coast; wherein are distinguished all the European Forts and Factories, The whole Illustrated With a Summary Description Relative to the Trade & Natural-Produce, Manners & Customs of that Part of the World.
London: Robert Sayer, 1772. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1045 x 1250mm.

A very fine example of a large and detailed map of Africa (on the coasts at least), with a huge title cartouche of natives killing and earing their enemies. Extensive text boxes describe the trading opprtunities of each region. The text in the inset of the Gold Coast is devoted to gold rather than the other main export of the region, slaves.

See NORWICH: 105 for a later state, erroneously described as two-sheet.
Stock ID : 19782

£1,800

£1,800

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Stock Id :19782

Download Image

An 18th century wall map of Africa

ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste B. D'.

Africa, According to Mr. D'Anville with Several Additions, & Improvements, with a Particular CHart of the Gold Coast; wherein are distinguished all the European Forts and Factories, The whole Illustrated With a Summary Description Relative to the Trade & Natural-Produce, Manners & Customs of that Part of the World.
London: Robert Sayer, 1772. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1045 x 1250mm.

A very fine example of a large and detailed map of Africa (on the coasts at least), with a huge title cartouche of natives killing and earing their enemies. Extensive text boxes describe the trading opprtunities of each region. The text in the inset of the Gold Coast is devoted to gold rather than the other main export of the region, slaves.

See NORWICH: 105 for a later state, erroneously described as two-sheet.
Stock ID : 19782

£1,800

£1,800