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Auction 101, Lot 471

"Carte du Golfe de Benin et Partie de la Cote de Guinee… [together with] Carte de l'Embouchure de la Riviere de Congo ou de Zayre [and] Carte de la Riviere de Kalbar", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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Three attractive maps of the infamous Slave Coast and the mouth of the Congo River showing soundings, anchorages and good coastal detail. First (12 x 8") and third (14.5 x 8.3") with large decorative title cartouches, second (12 x 7.9") with a large French style compass rose.


Condition: B

Faint uneven toning.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002