"Das Land der Hottentoten an dem Vorgebirge der Guten Hoffnung", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Southern Africa
Period: 1754 (circa)
Publication: Allgemeine Historie der Reisen
Color: Hand Color
13.4 x 9.6 inches
34 x 24.4 cm
A beautifully engraved copper-plate map of the Cape of Good Hope from Saint Helena Bay to Mossel Bay. Dutch settlements are mostly confined along the coast and southern regions. The inland regions are depicted as deserts, savannas, forests and mountain ranges with tribal names indicated and a few Boer colonies.
A dark impression, issued folding, now pressed.