Antique Map of the Island Goree in Senegal, centre for the slave trade.
Copper plate engraving by Jakobus van der Schley, hand coloured, from the Dutch edition of “Histoire Géneral des Voyages” This was a monumental eighteenth century general history by Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, a French author, novelist, theologian, natural historian, and a priest of the Jesuit and Benedictine orders. Published in 1747.
Size 38 x 25 cm. Condition very Good.