Carte De La Barbarie Le La Nigritie Et De La Guinee

Guillaume de l'Isle (*1675 - 1726)
Coloured map of Northwest Africa. Printed circa 1700.

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Description

Detailed hand coloured copper engraving showing North West Africa from Mediterranean Sea to Gulf of Guinea including Canary Island.

Details

CartographerGuillaume de l'Isle
TitleCarte De La Barbarie Le La Nigritie Et De La Guinee
Publisher, Yearcirca 1700
Plate Size49.0 x 57.5 cm (19.3 x 22.6 inches)

Condition

Minor tears in lower margin, centerfold repaired, some browning in lower corners. Overall good conditions.

Cartographer

The de L'Isle family was one of the most influential Geographers of the early 18th century in France. Claude de L'Isle, born 1644, had four sons, of which Guillaume was the most notable. Guillaume was born 1675 and became member of the Académie Royale des Sciences with the age of twenty-seven, and was honoured later with the title Premier Géographe du Roi. His largest project, the Atlas de Géographie, was published until 1774 in Paris and Amsterdam (Covens and Mortier). He died in 1726.

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Guillaume de l'Isle: Carte De La Barbarie Le La Nigritie Et De La Guinee.
Coloured map of Northwest Africa. Printed circa 1700.

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