CARTE DU GOLPHE DE ST. LAURENT ET PAYS VOISINS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte du Golphe de St. Laurent et Pays Voisins.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 8 3/4 x 14 1/4" (22.2 x 36.2 cm).
Good condition B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 24948
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A fine map of Gulf of St. Lawrence. 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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