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A plan of the Island of Goree.
G8812.G6 1759 .P4
Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with North towards the lower right. "A British squadron,
commanded by commodore Keppell, attacked this place on the 29th of Dec. 1758." Includes
descrptive text, ancillary map of "Cape Verd", ancillary view of "the Island of Goree",
and index. LC copy mounted on cloth.
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