PLAN DE LA VILLE ET DU PORT DE MACAO. (CHINA)

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville et du Port de Macao. (China)

Copper plate engraving, 1746-59
8 1/2 x 6 5/8" (214 x 168 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 89554
Price: $325.00
Publisher : Published by Antoine Francois Prevost, Paris.
A well engraved map that appeared in Prevost "Historie Generale des Voyages...". This work covered all the known areas of the world. This map show the island of Macao in the Canton River in China. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also the Official Hydrographer to the French King. Maps

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