Auction 111, Lot 698

"[Lot of 3] Carte des Royaumes de Congo, Angola, et Benguela [and] Carte de la Coste d'Angola… [and] Carte de l'Embouchure de la Riviere de Congo ou de Zayre", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Congo and Gabon

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Abrege Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
See Description

Three nice maps of the region of present day Gabon and Congo. First (12.2 x 9.2") is embellished with a French style title and distance scale cartouches. Second (10. 2 x 8") and third (6.2 x 8.1") are less decorative, but show good detail of the coastline and mouth of the Congo River.

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Condition: A

Crisp impressions with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/8/2005

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