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Coste Occidentale d’Afrique Depuis le Detroit de Gibraltar


Bellin's highly detailed map of the west coast of Africa, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages. The map extends from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Gambia River and includes many harbors and capes along the coasts of Senegal and Morocco as well as Madeira, the Cape Verde and Canary Islands offshore, and a large, decorative title cartouche.
Item Number: RS2316
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1738/1760
Size: 7 3/4" x 9 5/8"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; minor spotting in wide margins; folded and margins extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: $185.00