Seller: geographicusmaps (3,941) 100%, Location: 11221, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 352560048039 1780 Raynal and Bonne Map of Western Africa ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS Title: Partie Occidentale De L'Ancien Continent Description: A fine example of Rigobert Bonne and G. Raynal's 1780 map of Western Africa. This area corresponds to modern day Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Algeria. Includes the Canary Islands, Madeira Island, and Cape Verde Islands. Offers minimal inland detail reflecting the paucity of knowledge about the interior of the continent at the time. The exception is the Senegal and Gambia river valleys extending inland from Cape Verde, which at the time were just being mapped by explorers and missionaries. Arrows and hachures shows some o f the ocean currents and winds that made this region so difficult to davigate in the early days of African exploration. Drawn by R. Bonne for G. Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, DressâˆšÂ© pour l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des âˆšÃ¢tablissemens et du Commerce des EuropâˆšÂ©ens dans les Deux Indes . Size: Printed area measures 13 inches high by 9 inches wide. Condition: Very good. Original centerfold. Platemark visible. Blank on verso. Shipping: Shipping rates are not negotiable. Items are shipped within three business days of receiving payment. We are happy to consolidate shipping where possible. The following shipping options are available: 1. FedEx Overnight (45 USD). USA Only. Signature Required. 2. FedEx Ground or Home Delivery (15 USD). USA Only. 1 - 10 days. If your address is a P.O. Box and cannot ship FedEx we will ship USPS Priority and, while we ship promptly, recent postal personnel cutbacks mean that delivery may take time. Signature Required. 3. FedEx International or DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). 4. We can use your Federal Express Account. Customs: International buyers are responsible for paying duty and taxes on delivery. DHL or FedEx will contact the buyer by telephone to arrange payment. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Typically, a customs duty and/or VAT tax will be assessed on all parcels to continental Europe. Sometimes duty or tax is due in China, but is seems very random. Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan have never assessed duty on a map we shipped. Maps shipped to the UK should be duty free, but from time to time duty of 5% is assessed incorrectly by the UK customs agents. Insurance: All shipments are insured privately against loss and damage. All of our shipments require a signature. If you have any questions please feel free to email us through eBay or contact us by telephone at 646-320-8650. Other ServicesConservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. BEWARE anyone attempting to contact you, from a different eBay account, claiming to represent Geographicus Antique Maps. My eBay handle is GeographicusMaps. If you are contacted by email by someone offering you my items, please call me directly to be certain you are not dealing with a con artist. My phone number is 646-320-8650. " Condition: Very good. Original centerfold. Platemark visible. Blank on verso.