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Guinea-Bissau antique map Kaart van Afrika - Bellin 1754
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Guinea-Bissau antique map Coste D’Afrique Et Les Isles Comprifes Bellin 1754

Title: Coste D’Afrique Et Les Isles Comprifes Entre Le Cap Rouge Et La Riviere De Nunho Corrigee Sur Les Manuscrits Du Depot Des Cartes, Plans, Et Journaux De La Marine.

Description: Original antique map of Guinea-Bissau and Islands between the River Nunho and Cape Rouge Africa by the mapmaker Nicolas Bellin.

Dutch edition engraved by van Schley.

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:
Leaf app.: 36 x 25.5 cm. 14 x 10 inches.
Map app. 26 x 20.5 cm. 10.2 x 8.1 inches.
Condition:Nice map in good condition, folds as published.