Africa Carte de la Haute et de la Basse Guinee R. Bonne 1780

Catalog Number 54568
 
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Date

1780, Paris

Maker

Rigobert Bonne (1727 - 1795)

Short Title

Carte de la Haute et de la Basse Guinee,

Full Title

Carte de la Haute et de la Basse Guinee, depuis la Riviere de Sierra Leona, jusqu'au Cap negro.

Source

Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, Dresse pour l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes. G Raynal

Size

21.5 x 32.0 cm. approximately (8.5 x 12.6 in.)

Description

An engraved, hand colored, map showing the entire Guinea coast from Cape Verga to Cape Negro. Locates many towns and villages, lakes and coastal features. Three distance scales. Today this is Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, and Equatorial Guinea; depicts towns, rivers, some topographical features, ocean currents and political boundaries. "Lw,I,III,XI" "No 10" .

References

National Library of Australia (University of Florida) http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/2740427; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers (Revised Edition) Vol. (A - D) p.163.

Price:
$130.00
SKU:
54568
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