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Auction 156, Lot 756

"Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique, Depuis le XIIe. Degre de Latitude Septentrionale ... Tiree de la Carte Francoise de l'Ocean Occidental...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1758 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.9 x 7.8 inches
25.1 x 19.8 cm
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Handsome map depicting Africa's west coast locating many harbors and capes. The map covers the Grain, Ivory, Gold, and Slave coasts and extends south to Angola. Embellished with a colorful compass rose and decorative title cartouche featuring leaf and scroll motifs.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with faint offsetting at left and light foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $40

Closed on 2/17/2016

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