‘WESTERN AFRICA’ by Sydney Hall c.1829


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A very attractive, finely engraved and rare early 19th century map of Western Africa — extending from the Sahara desert to the River Congo —  which was published in Sydney Hall’s A New General Atlas (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green; 1829-1830 [first edition]). Sydney Hall (1788-1831) was one of the most recognised and prolific British map engravers at the time when Britain excelled in map making.

  • This is an original copper engraving with fine original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 51.3cms by 41.7cms including imprint (folio).
  • The map is in very good condition with excellent margins. There is some minor offset.  Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 180 years old.
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