Suite de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap Apollonia Jusqu'a la Riviere la Volta ou la Coaste D'or.

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S/N: HGDV-0401-AF–322104

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Suite de la Coste de Guinee Depuis le Cap Apollonia Jusqu’a la Riviere la Volta ou la Coaste D’or.




Narrow margin at top right, otherwise in good condition. With folds as issued.


Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

x 225mm

Paper Size: 

x 252mm


Beautiful map of the Ghana coast centred on Cape Three Points and to Cape Appollonia and to the Volta River. A large decorative title cartouche is at bottom right and at top left is a decorative framed panel of notes.

From Prevost, Histoire generale des voyages.

Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

The 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 (a French intellectual group).

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