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Gold Cost Africa. Coste Occidentale D'Afrique Bellin map 1739
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Gold Cost Africa. Coste Occidentale D'Afrique Bellin map 1739

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Gold Cost Africa. Coste Occidentale D'Afrique Bellin map 1739

Title: Carte de la Coste Occidentale D'Afrique, depuis le XIIe Degre,
Dégré de Latitude Septentrionale jusqu'au XIe.
Dégré de Latitude Meridionale. Tirée de la Carte Francoise de l'Océan Occidental.
Augmentée sur les Observations particulieres de Barbot Smith Marchaise & c. Publiée par Ordre de Mgr. Le Comte de Maurepas en 1739.

Description: Old map of Africa from Sierra Leone to the Republic of Congo.
The Gold Coast is very detailed and show the old Kingdoms as Benin, Biafra, Miombo and fortifications.
Original 1739 copper engraved map with hand coloring.

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.
Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by the engraver 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.: 28 x 23.5 cm. 11 x 9.25 inches.
Image app.: 25 x 20 cm. 9.75 x 7.75 inches.
Condition: Beautiful hand-colored engraved map of the Gold coast of Africa, no flaws, no water spots, perfect condition.