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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