"[lot of 2] Carte Exacte de la Cote du Cap Verd [and] Plan de l'Isle de Gore Avec ses Fortifications", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1760 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's l' Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
First (5.5 x 8.5") is a nice plan of the coastline showing the navigation hazards with a view at bottom of Cap Emanuel and I. Goree. Decorative title cartouche and a ship sailing along the coast. Second (10.7 x 7.8") is a plan of the island with a detailed plan of the fortifications and village. Decorated with a French style cartouche, compass rose and rhumb lines, with a key to the map at left.
Small marginal tear, repaired and light soil in margins.