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Sierra Leone Island Scherbo River Africa map by Bellin 1758
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  • Sierra Leone Island Scherbo River Africa map by Bellin 1758
  • Sierra Leone Island Scherbo River Africa map by Bellin 1758

Sierra Leone Island Scherbo River Africa map by Bellin 1758

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Title: Carte Des Entrées De La Riviere De Scherbro Ou Cerbera.

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Sierra Leone Riviere De Scherbro Ou Cerbera Bellin 1758

Title: Carte Des Entrées De La Riviere De Scherbro Ou Cerbera.
Situee a la Coste de Guinee par les 6 Degrez 40 minutes de Latitude Septentrionale.

Description: Africa map, Sierra Leone Island with the Scherbo River, old antique map of Africa copperplate engraved with hand coloring, showing the river with sand bars and the islands. All with a decorative title cartouche, compass rose and rhump lines.

 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.

Published in Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.

Fine original antique copper plate engraving with hand coloring.

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Size app.:
Sheet app.: 39 x 25cm. 15 x 10.25 inches.
Image app.: 26 x 18 cm. 10.25 x 7.25 inches.
Condition: Good map, small spots.