"A General Map of the River Sanaga; from the Falls of Govina to the Ocean; taken by a French Engineer in 1718… [on sheet with] Map of ye Entrance of the Sanaga [and] Island of Sanaga or St. Louis.", Labat, J. B.
Subject: Africa - Central
Period: 1718 (dated)
Publication: A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels
Color: Hand Color
15 x 9.2 inches
38.1 x 23.4 cm
An unusual sheet with 3 maps detailing the course of the Senegal River and the island of Saint-Louis that is located within it. The large map on top is inset with a map of the Country about Fort St. Joseph in Galam. Based on a map by D'Anville and engraved by G. Child.
A few creases and miss-folds, and some minor spots.