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Auction 180, Lot 722


"Coste Occidentale d'Afrique Depuis le Detroit de Gibraltar Jusqu'au XIe Degre de Latitude Septentrionale Tiree de la Carte de l'Ocean Occidental", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Africa

Period: 1738 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 9.7 inches
19.8 x 24.6 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

Issued folding on a bright sheet with faint offsetting and a binding trim at bottom left that has been professionally replaced with period-correct paper.

Estimate: $70 - $85

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/18/2020