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Carte de la Barbarie, de la Nigritie, et de la Guinée /

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Carte de la Barbarie, de la Nigritie, et de la Guinée /

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Relief shown pictorially.
"Avec privilege, Aout 1707."
"The words 'premier geographe du Roi' added in the title ... [indicate] that [a map] could not have been issued before 1718 when [De l'Isle] was appointed to that office"--Tooley, R.V. Guide to maps of Africa, p. 68.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
Similar to Norwich, O.I. Maps of Africa, 317
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Ancient Maps from the Library of Congress. 13th -18th Century Maps.

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01/01/1718
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L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726.
Inselin, C.
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Library of Congress
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