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Auction 174, Lot 747

"Coste Occidentale d Afrique, Depuis le Detroit de Gibraltar Jusqu'au XIe. Degre de Latitude Septentrionale...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1738 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 9.8 inches
20.1 x 24.9 cm
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Map of the northwestern coast of Africa covering from the Strait of Gibraltar to just below the Cape Verde Islands. There is a wealth of information along the coastlines. Embellished with a compass rose and decorative title cartouche featuring leaf and scroll motifs.


Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/11/2019