Grundriss von dem Eylande Goree nach den Zeichnungen des Hrn Compagnon. JACQUES-NICOLAS BELLIN, PIERRE COMPAGNON.

Grundriss von dem Eylande Goree nach den Zeichnungen des Hrn Compagnon.

(Leipzig). (Schwabe, Johann Joachim), ( 1748). Stock ID #175859

Engraved map on laid paper 20.5 x 36 cm (plate -mark inc. captions), 24 x 39 cm (sheet size), original fold, later hand-colouring, slight marginal spotting, but in very good condition.

Fine 18th century ground plan of Gorée Island off the coast of Senegal, infamous for its association with slavery. The map shows encampments and forts, with a detailed key. Originally published in Abbe Prevost's "Histoire générale des voyages..." (1746 -1789), with maps and plans by the great cartographer Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, this was prepared for volume two of the the German edition "Allgemeine Historie der Reisen..." published in 1748.

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