Carte de I'isle de Monbasa, située à la Coste Orientale d’Afrique, par 5
Degrés de Latitude Méridionale, tirée du Pilote Anglois [Map of Mombasa Island,
located on the east coast of Africa at 5 degrees south, from the English pilots]
Antique copperplate map, 1748
Title of map: 'Carte de I'isle de Monbasa, située à la Coste Orientale
d’Afrique, par 5 Degrés de Latitude Méridionale, tirée du Pilote Anglois [Map
of Mombasa Island, located on the east coast of Africa at 5 degrees south, from
the English pilots]'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail:
DATE PRINTED: 1748
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 21.5 x 17.5cm, 8.5 x 6.75 inches (Medium)
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
PROVENANCE: "Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes
les relations de voyages par mer et par terre", à Paris, Chez Didot, avec
Approbation et Privilege du Roi
TYPE: Antique copperplate map
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes
prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are
subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless
otherwise stated. I offer a no questions asked return policy - see below.
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. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.