CARTE DES PARTIES DU NORD-OUEST DE L'AMERIQUE. (HUDSON BAY)

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Parties du Nord-Ouest de L'Amerique. (Hudson Bay)

Copper plate engraving, 1753.
Image 8 1/4 x 10 3/4" (10.8 x 27.2 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95633
Price: $65.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A fine map of the Hudson Bay. The map the most discoveries in the search for the North West Passage. This map appeared in Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages".

The cartographer 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.
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