'Negro House on the Coast of GUINEA'
‘Huts of y Negros, covered wth Red earth’ ‘the Kitchin’ ‘the Kalde or Palaver room’
Plate 197, No. 113, Vol 2, p. 387.
Copper engraved print on laid paper, engraved by G. Child.
Two prints of same image, one is cut down
Larger: Nice copy. Brown spot UR outside image. Back has browning transfer from image on next page of book.
Smaller: Nice copy. Brown spot right of 'D'. Light smudge LL of image, couple of spots UR outside image. Back has browning transfer from image on next page of book
Large engraving: 27.25 X 20 cm
Small engraving: 25.25 X 17.75 cm
From set of 4-volume travel books, A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels published by Thomas Astley (d. 1759), a bookseller and publisher in London during the 18th century, and compiled by John Green (d. 1757). This print is from Volume 2, Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea