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D' ANVILLE, J. - Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidnetale de L'Afrique.

D' ANVILLE, J. - Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidnetale de L'Afrique.
Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidnetale de L'Afrique. - D' ANVILLE, J.
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Title : Carte particuliere de la Cote Occidnetale de L'Afrique..
Map maker : D' ANVILLE, J..
Date : Paris, 1761.
Size : 39.4 x 27.2 inches. / 100.0 x 69.0 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :Very large two-piece map of the West African coast from Cap de Verga to Cap Blanc. High detail along coast and main rivers. (Gambia & Senegal)
Jean Baptiste d'Anville (1697-1782) born in Paris was perhaps the most important and prolific cartographer of the 1700’s. D'Anville's love of cartography manifested itself at the tender age of fifteen, when he amused himself by composing maps for Latin authors. At twenty-two D'Anville was appointed Geographer to the King of France. As both a cartographer and a geographer, he instituted a reform in the general practice of cartography and greatly improved the standards of map making.
Unlike most cartographers, D'Anville did not rely totally on earlier maps to inform his work, but he based his maps on actual surveys and research that he conducted himself. His maps were thus some of the most accurate and comprehensive of his period. His maps of ancient geography, characterized by careful, accurate work and based largely on original research, are especially valuable. He left unknown areas of continents blank and noted doubtful information as such; compared to the lavish maps of his predecessors, his maps looked empty.
The work of D'Anville thus marks a critical point in the history of cartography and opens the way to the maps of English cartographers Cary, Thomson and Pinkerton in the early 19th century.
Condition : In fair condition with professional repair at bottom centerfold. Usual age toning and light damp-stain along parts of centerfold.


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