Auction 133, Lot 673

"Carte de la Cote d'Afrique, depuis Cap Blanc jusqu'a la Riviere de Gambie", Apres de Mannevillette, Jean B. N. D.

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1769 (dated)

Publication: Le Neptune Orientale

Color: Black & White

Size:
26 x 19 inches
66 x 48.3 cm

A handsome sea chart draws the coastline of Senegal and Gambia. The coastline is carefully delineated to illustrate the sandbars, rocks, and soundings. The mouths of the Senegal and Gambia rivers are shown in great detail. Several villages are located along the coastline and rivers.

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Condition: A

The margins have been slightly trimmed, but are still very wide. There is a short tear in the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010

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