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AFRICA, SIERRA LEONE, SHERBRO ISLAND etc. J.Barbot, J.Kip antique print 1732

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CAPE VERGA also FURNADO at N.N.E. 6 Leagues
The Islands of TAMARA also DELAS at E1/4N.E. 2 Leagues. The ROCK, D at S.E.1/4E. all over woody with Palmistes.
The same islands, the biggest island C at E.1/4N.E. and the ROCK, D at E. up 14 fathoms, sand & mud with small shells.
The same islands haveing the 2 rocks at N.E. 1/4 N. about 5 leagues
The High Lands of SIERRA LIONA the Cape Tagrin being at S.E. 4 leagues A. the Bay of Sierra Liona
The islands of TOTA, also Plantin Islands at E.N.E. about 4 leagues
and the west point of SERBERA at N. 1/W N.E. 25 fathoms mud & sand
Engraved by Johannes Kip
Published London 1732 by John Barbot
From Barbot's "A Description of the Coasts of North and South Guinea and of Ethiopia Inferior, vulgarly Angola".
An interesting set of copper engraved navigational shore profiles of the present day islands Sherbro (Serbera), Baoma etc off the coast of Sierra Leone (Liona),West Africa. Above the landfall views are engravings of sea creatures encountered.
Fine condition other than some patchy browning as seen. Centre fold as issued.
Approx. 13.5" x 10" (345 mm x 245mm) printed area only with good margins beyond. Printed on hand laid paper, blank verso. Please scroll right down for close up image.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 275 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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