Lithograph with both printed and original hand outline and wash colour.
Published by Edward Stanford, 55, Charing Cross, London. Not dated - circa 1878.
Image size: 185 x 310mm - 7 1/4 x 12 1/2" approx.
Generally very good condition throughout; print crisp, colour bright, no tears or stains. 4 vertical folds as originally issued.
A map of West Africa detailing those countries along the Gold Coast, Bight of Benin as far as Fernando Po at the mouth of the Cameroon River. The known habitations and courses of rivers are clearly delineated. Elevation is described in hachure. The area to the north of the Ibo or Igbo region is given as 'Unexplored'. Scale = 1 Inch to 100 English Statute Miles.