CARTE DES ISLES PHILIPPINES CELEBES ET MOLUQUES.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Isles Philippines Celebes et Moluques.

Copper plate engraving, 1746-59
Image size 8 5/8 x 6 1/8" (22.1 x 15.5 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 89556
Price: $300.00
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 shows the Philippines, including the Moluques, part of the New Guinea, Gilolo, Timor and parts of Borneo and Java. 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 , Asia and Australia , Asia, Southeast Asia

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