Africa. Corso Del Fiume Senegal old map by Bellin 1760
Title: Corso Del Fiume Senegal…
Description: Corso Del Fiume Senegal Old antique map of the Senegal river between Mauritania and Senegal mapmaker Nicolas Bellin. Copperplate map with hand coloring from the Italian Histoire générale des voyages edition.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by the engraver van der Schley. Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
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Size: Sheet app.: 28 x 19 cm. 11 x 7.5 inches. Image app.: 21.5 x 13.5 cm. 8.5 x 5.25 inches. Condition: Fine map in very good overall condition with an old age spot in cartouche.