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Auction 118, Lot 870

"Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique depuis le Detroit de Gibralter…", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 9.6 inches
19.8 x 24.4 cm

This is the Dutch version, engraved by J. van Schley, of Bellin's map of the northwestern coast of Africa. It covers from the Strait of Gibraltar to just below the Cape Verde Islands. There is a wealth of information along the coastlines. Embellished with a simple compass rose. Dutch title below.

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Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate left margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2007

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