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Number: 354
Continent: Africa
Region: West
Place Names: Senegal, Gambia,
Year of Origin: 1756
Title: A General Map of Senegal Corrected and Improved with several particulars by Mr. Adanson corespondent of the Royal Academy of Sciences.
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Language: English
Publish Origin: London
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Cartographer: Michel Adanson
Engraver: Philip Buache
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Notes: from book # 174 "A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the river Gambia. Translated from the French." book dated 1759 1st English edition by Michel Adanson (1727-1806), a French botanist in the service of the French East India Company, wrote the first scholary account not only of the flora and fauna but of all aspects of the country and the people of Senegal. This exploratory visit to Senegal lasted for five years. Gay 2883 (1st French ed. of 1757); Cox I, p.383.
Last updated: Dec 27, 2007