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1745 engraving King Barsalli and Factory on Gambia

$25.00 CAD

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Copper engraving with two images ‘Bûmay Haman Seaka King of Barsalli on the Gambia and ‘Plan of Yamyamakunda Factory on y Gambia’.

Plate 154, No. 89, Vol.2, p. 360.

No engraver indicated. Possibly G.Child?

From ' A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels: consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.’  This print is from Volume 2 'Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea'

Published 1745-47 by John Green, Thomas Astley.

Few rust spots LL and UR.

18 x 22 cm, on laid paper.