Map of Part of the Western Coast of Africa Extending from the Isles de Loss to Sherboro Island. Particularly Exhibiting the Discoveries Lately Made to the N. E. of Sierra Leone by Surgeon O'Beirne and - 1846
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Antique hand colored map of part of Africa published by James Wyld, 1846. This is one of the best known early maps of the British colony of Sierra Leone. Shows area from Isles de Los to Sherbro Island including parts of modern day Guinea and Sierra Leone. This map shows the extent of the knowledge that the British had in this area at this time. The routes of four expeditions are shown. Includes some topography, as well as a chart in the lower right. The title is shortened due to space on our website: "Discoveries Lately Made to the N. E. of Sierra Leone by Surgeon O'Beirne and Major Laing." Very good restored condition. Map has been deacidified and rebacked. Some signs of age remain including mild stains and creases. Paper is slightly wavy. Measures approx. 25.25 x 36 inches.
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