Auction 96, Lot 463

"[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

Size:
See Description

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.

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Condition: A

Small marginal tear, repaired and light soil in margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/12/2001

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