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Auction 125, Lot 833

"[Lot of 7 - Western Africa Forts]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages


See Description

This lot contains several interesting maps and plans of the important European forts in Western Africa. These forts protected the European trade interests in the region.

1) Fort Hollandois Paliacate nomme le Fort de Gueldre, hand color, (2.8 x 4.5").
2) Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, uncolored (6 x 8.3").
3) Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida ou Fort Williams, uncolored (5.8 x 8.3"), spot in top margin.
4) Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, uncolored (5.6 x 8.3").
5) Plan du Fort Hollandois de Sama, uncolored (6 x 8.3").
6) Plan du Palais du Roy a Xavier ou Sabi, uncolored (6 x 8.3").
7) Vue Sud des Forts Anglois et Hollandois de Commendo tiree de Smith. 1. Fort Anglois. 2. Fort de Uredenbourgh. uncolored (11 x 7.3"), some spots in image and minor paper loss in blank margin.


Condition: A

Generally very good with a few minor spots noted in description.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/24/2008