CARTE DES BAYES, RADES ET PORT DE PLAISANCE DANS L'ISLE DE TERRE NEUVE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Bayes, Rades et Port de Plaisance dans l'Isle de Terre Neuve.

Copper plate engraving, 1764
Image size 8 5/8 x 13 3/4" (21.9 x 34.9 cm) plus margins.
Good condition with original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 89347
Price: $135.00
Publisher : Published by Jacques N. Bellin, Paris.
This fine, early map depicts the port of Placentia in eastern Newfoundland, Canada. The northern water mass, labeled "Baye de Plaisance" to known as the "Northeast Arm" today. Also noted is Pointe Verte (Point Verde) and a fort at the opening of the Northeast Arm. This map appeared in Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime, ou Recueil de Cartes et de Plans des Quatre Parties du Monde". This atlas or pilot is a wonderful French produced small sized work that depicted a great many parts of the known world. Maps

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