Carte Reduite d’une Partie des Costes Occidentales et Méridionales de l’Afrique. –


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depuis Cabo Frio ou Cap Froid par les 19 degrès de Latitude Merid. jusqu ‘à La Baye S. Blaise pour Servir aux Vaissaux de La Francais… par ordre de M. Rouille

Map of southwest coast of Africa from Cap Froid to the Bay of St. Blaise. Uncoloured. Small amount of creasing and three small spots of discolouration. Overall a very bright clean edition.With an inset: View of the Cape of Good Hope. Views of Cape Agulhas and False Bay Headland. Bellin became hydrographer to the King and a member of the Royal Society of London. He was commissioned to map all the known coasts of the world, which resulted in the ‘Hydrographique Français which appeared in two volumes in 1756-1765. This particular chart has large silhouettes of the coast on the upper right; namely ‘Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance’, ‘Vue du Cap Falso, du Cap Des Eguilles et des terres qui sont entre deux,’ ‘Autre Vue du Cap Falso et du Cap des Eguilles.’ Cape Town, Constance (Constantia), Stellenbosch and Hangklip are accurately marked.

Publisher: J N Bellin
Date Published: 1754
Publication Place: Paris
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good

Dimensions: 890mm x 550mm

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Weight 1400 g