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1795 - A Correct Chart of the West Coast of Africa, Engraved for Malham's Naval Gazetteer - Antique Map

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Item number: AFR266
Genuine Antique Map


Maker: Malham's Naval Gazetteer.

Antique map of Western Africa, engraved for Malham's Naval Gazetteer, published by Allen & West, 1795. Shows some kingdoms and other local cultures, with information about the coast including bits of rivers, as well as "Zahra or Desert of Barbary" the Sahara Desert. Much of the middle of the African continent hadn't been thoroughly explored and mapped by Europeans at this time. Very good overall antique condition- restored, cleaned. Paper has a waviness. Measures approx. 9.25 x 7.5 inches to the neatline.

Item Number: AFR266