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Carte du Cours des Rivières de Falémé et Sanaga dans les Pays de Bambuc et Tamba Awra


Bellin's highly detailed map of the confluence of the Senegal and Faleme Rivers in what is now Senegal, Mauritania, and Mali, from the atlas volume of Prévost d'Exiles' collection of travel narratives, Histoire Générale des Voyages. Focusing on the important Bambouk gold mining region between the Senegal and Faleme rivers in present-day Mali, the map identifies the land of the Mandinka and many other long vanished West African kingdoms.
Item Number: G2961
Cartographer: Bellin/Prevost d'Exiles
Place & Date: Paris / 1755
Size: 11" x 11 1/2"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning; folded as issued
Price: $65.00