Auction 112, Lot 705

"[Lot of 2] Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Faleme et Sanaga... [and] Cours de la Riviere de Sanaga ou Senegal Depuis son Embouchre Jusqua l'Isle de Bilbas [on sheet with] Suite du Cours de la Rivier de Senegal Depuis l'Isle de Bilbas…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

First (11 x 11") is a fine map of western Mali filled with detail of numerous long vanished Kingdoms, along with major routes leading to the gold mines of Tamba Awra. Second (11 x 8.5") includes two maps detailing the Senegal River. Both are nicely embellished with cartouches and compass roses.


Condition: B

Bit of very faint foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 9/28/2005