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Fort St. Anthony (Santo Antonio) at Axim Ghana Bellin 1749
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Fort St. Anthony (Santo Antonio) at Axim Ghana Bellin 1749

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Title : Vue de La Cote Pres de Rio San Andero ou de St. Andre.

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Fort St. Anthony (Santo Antonio) at Axim Ghana Bellin 1749

Title : Vue de La Cote Pres de Rio San Andero ou de St. Andre.
Fort St. Antoine a Axim.
Description: Africa map, Fort St. Anthony (Santo Antonio) at Axim Ghana, old antique copperplate engraving of the Gold coast Ghana by the mapmaker Bellin.

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.: 16 x 16.5 cm. 6.25 x 5.5 inches.
Image app.: 13.5 x 11 cm. 5.25 x 4.25 inches.
Condition: Fine folded print in very good overall condition.