"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
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.
Narrow, but adequate left margin.