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Creator:
Smith, William, surveyor.
Title(s):

Thirty different drafts of Guinea / by William Smith, Surveyor to the Royal African Company of England.

Published/Created:
[England?] : [s.n.], [not before 1727]
Physical Description:
30 leaves (1 folded) : chiefly ill., maps, plans (etchings) ; 28 x 42 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT471.5 .S65 1727+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Comprises maps, views, and plans of English, Dutch and French slave-trading forts; many of the illustrations are accompanied by lengthy captions.
Engraved throughout, by Gray, after William Smith.
BAC: British Art Center copy has an extra leaf preceding the title page with a letterpress list of subscribers to the etchings; the list is dated London, July 13, 1728. Bound in blind-stamped calf binding.
Subject Terms:
Africa, West -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Coasts -- Africa, West -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Slave trade -- Africa, West -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Subscriber's lists.
Etchings -- 1727.
Contributors:
Gray, engraver.
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