A new and accurate description of the coast of Guinea, divided into the Gold, the Slave, and the Ivory Coasts. Containing a geographical, political and natural history of the kingdoms and countries: with a particular account of the rife, progress, and present condition of all the European settlements upon that coast; and the just measures for improving the several branches of the Guinea trade. Illustrated with several cuts. Written originally in Dutch by William Bosman, chief factor for the Dutch at the Castle of St. George d'Elmina. And now faithfully done into English. To which is prefix'd, an exact map of the whole coast of Guinea, that was not in the original.

  • Bosman, Willem.
MDCCXXI. [1721]
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Also known as

Nauwkeurige beschryving van de Guinese Goud-, Tand- en Slave- Kust. English


London : printed for J. Knapton, D. Midwinter, B. Lintot, G. Strahan, J. Round, and E. Bell, MDCCXXI. [1721]

Physical description

[8], 456 [i.e.432], [16] p., plates : map ; 80.



The second edition.

References note

ESTC T144034

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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