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Cours De La Riviere De Senegal Africa Map by Bellin 1764
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Cours De La Riviere De Senegal Africa Map by Bellin 1764

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Mapmaker Nicolas Bellin.

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Cours De La Riviere De Senegal Africa Map by Bellin 1764

Title: Cours de la riviere de Senegal depuis son embouchure jusqu'au desert avec toutes les branches et isles quelle forme dans cet espace.

Description: Senegal Rivers Old antique map of Africa by Bellin 1750

Title: Cours De La Riviere De Senegal.
Mapmaker Nicolas Bellin.
Origin: Abbe Prevost d'Exiles. Histoire generale des voyages.

Cartographer/mapmaker
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.

Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart.
Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by 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.: 19. X 25.5 cm. 7.5 x 10 inches.
Image app.: 15 x 21 cm. 6 x 8 inches.
Condition: View overall very good, light spotted in margins.