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Carte de la Riviere de Kalbar, appellee communement Kalabar ou Rio Real; avec les Cotes voisines


Bellin's strikingly designed chart of the mouth of the Calabar River and Gulf of Guinea coast in modern-day Nigeria, from the atlas volume of Prévost d'Exiles' collection of travel narratives, Histoire Générale des Voyages. The Cross River / Calabar River estuary harbor was an important stop on the infamous Atlantic slave-trade route.
Item Number: G2962
Cartographer: Bellin/Prevost d'Exiles
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 14 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning, minor spotting in margins; folded as issued
Price: $65.00