C1764

Partie de la Coste de Guinee. Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusquau Cap des Basses.

Beautiful map of the  west coast of Africa, with an inset of the Sestos River in present day Liberia. From Prevost, Histoire generale des voyages.

$A 155

S/N: HGDV03-007-AF–226002
(C019)
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Full Title:

Partie de la Coste de Guinee. Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusquau Cap des Basses.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued

Technique:

Hand coloured coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 155mm

Paper Size: 

390mm 
x 253mm
AUTHENTICITY
Partie de la Coste de Guinee. Depuis le Cap de Monte Jusquau Cap des Basses. - Antique Print from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Beautiful map of the  west coast of Africa, with an inset of the Sestos River in present day
Liberia.

From Prevost, Histoire generale des voyages.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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