Pair (2) WEST AFRICA antique maps. VERY VERY LARGE BIG BIG BIG Elephant Folio size. D’Anville 1751 Coast of West Africa and exploration of rivers – 2 huge antique MAPS. Show exploration of the rivers as done by sea. Collectors of West African art, this is some of the earliest mapping of this region. Cape Blanc to Cape Verga… Including Gambia and Senegal Rivers. Carte Paticular de la Cote Occidentale de l’Afrique despuis Cape Blanc jusqu’au cap de Verga… Senega et de Gambie… A gigantic pair of elephant folio maps each sheet measures approx 33 x 22.5″ with image area about 28 x 21″ includes full plate mark. Very good condition except for minor wear and separations at the margin. Nicely engraved with much detail and many place names along the coast and along the rivers. Printed on one side only on heavyweight antique paper. These are meant to be displayed as a pair and overall measurement when placed together is about 45 inches tall by about 33 inches wide. Would be considerably larger if framed. A beautiful side piece to a collection of West African art. Very very LARGE AND WITH SIGNIFICANT DETAIL. Shows exploration of the West African rivers by early expeditions. This is a final sale. We have other Africa maps. Pricey but tracked all the way and secure. We have been antiquarian book and print dealers since 1979. Please view our other items. Visit us on Maui by appointment. The item “1751 W AFRICA lot 2 antique MAPS D’Anville GAMBIA SENEGAL Rivers elephant folio” is in sale since Friday, February 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “ppacific” and is located in Wailuku, Hawaii. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Cartographer/Publisher: Jean Baptiste D’Anville
- Type: River Map
- Year: 1751
- Date Range: 1751
- Country/Region: Senegal Gambia