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Veue du Cap Mesurado/Entree de la Riviere de Sestos

Left: dual map and view of Cape Mesurado, the present-day site of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Right: detailed map of the mouth of present-day Liberia’s Cestos River, an important anchorage and trading post for the European trans-Atlantic slave trade. From Prévost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: G2981
Cartographer: Bellin/Prevost d'Exiles
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 15" x 10" (sheet)
Condition: b&w; overall age toning, some spotting in margins
Price: $65.00