Auction 126, Lot 773

"Kaart van Opper en Neder Guinee, van de Rivier Sierra Leona tot Kaap Negro", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas, tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

This is an attractive and scarce Dutch edition of Bonne's map of the coastlines of the Gulf of Guinea. The political regions are shown including the Grain, Ivory, Gold and Slave Coasts. The current directions are noted with arrows engraved in the gulf. The map is embellished with a bold title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/3/2008

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