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Auction 125, Lot 834

"[Lot of 6 - West Africa]", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1755 (circa)



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These six maps are from various editions of Prevost's Voyages. They describe the region, an important center for African trade, especially the slave-trade.

1) Cours de la Riviere de Sanaga ou Senegal / Suite du Cours de la Riviere de Senegal (11.3 x 8.5"), hand colored, light offsetting and a bit of light foxing in margins.
2) Carte de l'Entrée de la Riviere de Sanaga ou Senegal (Kaart van't Inkoomen der Riviere Sanaga, of Senegal (6 x 8.5").
3) Cours de la Riviere de Senegal (6 x 8"), slight loss in right margin.
4) Carte de l'Embouchure de la Riviere de Congo ou de Zayre ( 6.3 x 8.3"), small hole in top margin
5) Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique depuis le Cap Blanc jusqu'a Tanit (6 x 9") Tiny tear in lower left margin that just touches neatline.
6) Entrée de la Riviere de Sestos (5.8 x 8.5"), small wormhole in top margin.


Condition: B+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008