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Auction 106, Lot 532

"Vue et Description des Forts que les Hollandois, Angloise et Danois ont sur la Cote de Guinee…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.7 x 14.5 inches
42.4 x 36.8 cm
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An interesting folio sheet with twelve views of forts on the west coast of Africa. The forts were built during the period of European colonization and the slave trade, and include those of the Dutch, English and Danish. Views surround a central panel of French text, which contains descriptions of each of the forts.


Condition: B

Sharp impression with light toning along fold with a short fold separation closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/3/2004