CARTE REDUITE DES COSTES DE LA GUYANE DEPUIS LA RIVIERE D'ORENOQUE JUSQU'AU CAP DE NORD A L'ENTREE DE LA RIVIERE DES AMAZONES

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Jacques Bellin


Carte Reduite des Costes de la Guyane depuis la Riviere d'Orenoque jusqu'au Cap de Nord a l'Entree de la Riviere des Amazones

Copper plate engraving, 1760.
22 x 34" (56 x 86.3 cm) plus margins.
Fair to good condition. Some damp staining and splitting along lower center fold. Nicely hand colored.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 91874
Price: $295.00
Publisher : Published by the Depot de la Marine, Paris.
A fine large-scale chart of the coast of Guyana. It covers the region from the mouth of the Approuague and Oyapok rivers to the Vincent Pincon River., current day Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. Notes all the rivers with the locations of forts, missions, colonial settlements and Indian villages. Inset at top is a coastal approach view of Cayenne and inset at lower left are four other coastal views of the entrance to Cabo Orange and Cayenne. Embellished with a compass rose and decorative title cartouche. Maps

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