1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome II. No. 23, indicating position in the original work. French text A birds'-eye plan of Fort St Joseph complete with scale, together with a map of its location along the Senegal River, and a map showing the position of Fort St Louis on an island mid-river. Several settlements are also indicated (Korinkani, Bubemusa, Mankanet). The fort plan is fairly simple, with a curtain wall with two corner bastions surrounding magazines, a large common room, and a room at the rear of the fortress for storing slaves.

Title: 1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

Author: [Prevost]

Categories: Ephemera, Castles & Fortifications, 18th Century,

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 1665738

Keywords: CASTLES FORTIFICATIONS COLONIAL FORT AFRICA FRENCH IMPERIALISM,