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Auction 195, Lot 758


"[Lot of 2] Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique Depuis le Cap Blanc Jusqu'a Tanit [and] Carte d'une Partie de la Coste d'Afrique Depuis Tanit Jusqu'a la Riviere du Senegal", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mauritania

Period: 1743 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6 x 9.1 inches
15.2 x 23.1 cm
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These two maps depict the western coast of Mauritania, detailing the areas around the Bay of Arguin and the mouth of the Senegal River. Sandbanks, islands, capes, and important towns are labeled. Each map is adorned with a compass rose and a rococo cartouche.


Condition: A

Crisp impressions on bright sheets with a couple of minor spots.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $2

Closed on 11/15/2023