Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1759

Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique

Carte de la Coste Occidentale d'Afrique Depuis le Cap Blanc Jusqu'a a Tanit

DESCRIPTION: Small chart of the African coast near the bay of Arguim (Arguin) from the Dutch version of Prevost's widely published history originally engraved by Bellin. This copperplate, engraved by J.V. Schley., shows the African coast with both French and Dutch place names. Highlights the island of Arguim which was the site of an important Portuguese trading post / slave fort from which as many as 1000 slaves may have been sold each year.

CREATOR: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1759

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Africa

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic

CONDITION: Very good  

COLORING: Outline coloring.

ENGRAVER: Schley, J.V.

SIZE: 6 " x 9 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 6

PRICE: $110

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