CARTE DES LACS DU CANADA POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE GENERALE DES VOYAGES.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Lacs du Canada pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages.

Copper plate engraving, 1757.
Image 7 3/4 x 11 1/2" (19.5 x 29 cm).
Good condition save for a few minor fox marks and small damp stain in the upper right.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95635
Price: $750.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellins important map of the Great lakes. 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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