"Carte des Entrees de la Riviere de Scherbro ou Cerbera", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Africa - Western
Period: 1760 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9.6 x 7 inches
24.4 x 17.8 cm
Finely engraved map of Sherbro Island at the entrance to the Sherbro River in present-day Sierra Leone. The coastal chart shows soundings and sand bars and is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche, part of a compass rose and rhumb lines.
Couple of insignificant spots, else very good. Binding trim close to neatline at lower left.