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Coste Occidentale D’Afrique Africa Mauritania Bellin 1747
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Old Map of the West Coast of Africa, Bay of Arguin by Bellin 1747

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Old antique map of the West Coast of Africa, specifically the Bay of Arguin off the coast of Mauritania with the coastline from Cap Timiris to Cap Blanc, including the islands of Arguin and Tidra

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Coste Occidentale D’Afrique old map Africa coast Bellin 1747

Title: Carte de la Coste Occidentale D’Afrique

Description: Old antique map of the West Coast of Africa, specifically the Bay of Arguin off the coast of Mauritania.
This vintage map showcases the coastline from Cap Timiris to Cap Blanc, including the islands of Arguin and Tidra.
Discover the historical significance of this region known for voyages of exploration and the Portuguese explorer Nuno Tristão's visit in 1443.

Created by renowned cartographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin, this copperplate engraved map with hand coloring features intricate details such as a compass rose, depths, sandbanks, and a decorative title cartouche.
Origin: Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Tome II, No. 13

Size:
Sheet app.: 19 x 25 cm. 7.5 x 9.75 inches.
Image app.: 15 x 23 cm. 5.75 x 9.2 inches.
Condition: This view is in very good condition, preserving its historical value.