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Carte du Golfe de Guinee et les Costes comprises entre le Cap Formosa et le Cap de Lopes Consalvo.


Bellin's beautifully detailed and engraved map of the Gulf of Guinea, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. Featuring many place names, depth soundings, and a highly decorative title cartouche, the map encompasses the coasts of present day southern Nigeria (Cap Formosa), Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Cape Lopez in Gabon, as well as the islands of Sao Tome and Principe in the Atlantic.
Item Number: RS2330
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1747/1760
Size: 10 7/8" x 10"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning; some minor spotting; folded and margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: $120.00