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Number: 1210
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Goree
Year of Origin: 1748
Title: Grundriss von dem Eylande Goree, nach den Zeichnungen des Hrn Compagnon.
Language: German
Publish Origin: Leipzig
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Engraver: Johann Joachim Schwabe
Other Contributors: Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles
Jacob van der Schley
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Notes: This German edition of Bellin's map of Goree which was first engraved by Jan van Schley is the engraver of the maps (by J.N. Bellin) and views in the Dutch edition of A.F. Preost d' Exile's 'Histoire General des Voyages'. A plan of the island of Goree off the coast of Guinea. From here the slaves were shipped to the Americas; Originally published in Abbe Prevost's "Histoire generale des voyages." (1746 -1789), with maps and plans by the great cartographer Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, this a German edition from "Allgemeine Historie der Reisen." published in 1748.
Last updated: Jan 4, 2022