Africa Sierra Leone Bay Baye De Sierre Leona Bellin 1748 Title: Baye de Sierra Leona - Veu de l'Entree de la Baye de Sierra Leona. Description: View of the entry of the bay Sierra Leone West Africa. Sierra Leone became an important center of the transatlantic trade in slaves until 1792 when Freetown was founded by the Sierra Leone Company as a home for former enslaved from the British Empire.Fine map copperplate engraved with hand coloring includes place names as well as coastal depths. Author: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society) Engraved for: Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 -1780. Fine original antique copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Authentic Antique Old Maps & Prints from the past See our historic maps of the Centuries of the World continents. 16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
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14.25 x 10 inches. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. 8.75 x 6.25 inches. Condition: Very good hand colored engraving, fold as published.
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