Africa Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Faleme et Sanaga J N Bellin 1748

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Date

1748, Paris

Maker

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772)

Short Title

Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Faleme et Sanaga

Full Title

Carte du Cours des Rivieres de Faleme et Sanaga Dans les Pays de Bambuk et Tamba Awra. / Leve sur les Lieux par Mr. Compagnon

Source

Historie Gererale des Voyages published Chez Didot Tom. II No 27

Size

28.7 x 28.5 cm. approximately (11.30 x 11.22 in.)

Description

A copper engraved uncolored map with rivers in western Mali and Niger Senegal, shows the region of gold mines Bambuk important, with various kingdoms, including Royaume de Bambuc . The map shows the meeting of the Sanaga and Faleme Rivers in what is now part of Mali and Cameroon in Western Africa. Depicts old kingdoms, tribal regions, cities, towns, roads, gold mine, etc

References

P638 and P3508; National Maritime Museum 211; Tooley Mapping America, p208-209.

Price:
$85.00
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54566
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