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.E. of Sierra Leone by Surgeon O'Beirne and Major Laing.
Publisher: James Wyld
Description: Map in two sheets, joined. Engraving with beautiful original hand outline color. Image measures 25.25" x 36.75".
Comments: Beautiful map of the coast of Sierra Leone with the southern part of Guinea, circa 1843. Includes extensive geographical descriptions of the coast and its islands. Some inland features are also described with the paths of various explorers 1794-1822. A table shows the "Returns of the Trade Population &c of Sierra Leone 1817-1825" detailing the importation and exportation of goods, and the breakdown of population ("Whites", "Liberated Africans" and "Nova Scotians disbanded"). In excellent condition.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 220234