Wall Map - Africa. Boulton, Samuel.
Africa with All its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands &c. Improved and Inlarged from D'Anville's Map: To which have been Added a Particular Chart of the Gold Coast.... London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794.
Engraved wall map of Africa on 4 sheets, joined, hand-colored in outline, overall 41 1/2 by 48 inches. Decorative cartouche, descriptive texts of various parts of the continent, inset detailed map of the European forts and interests in the Gold Coast (Nigeria). Light offsetting, slightly browned, a few small clean tears.
This decorative wall map of Africa based on D'Anville, was first published by Sayer and Bennett in London in 1787, the copper plates passing on Sayer's death in 1794 to Laurie and Whittle and the map immediately included in Thomas Kitchin's General Atlas of 1794. Tooley (Africa) 47; Rumsey 0411.035