CARTE DE L'ACCADIE ET PAIS VOISINS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de l'Accadie et Pais Voisins.

Copper plate engraving, 1757.
Image 8 3/8 x 13" (21.3 x 33 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95636
Price: $200.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A fine early map of the Nova Scotia, Canada, with a portion of Prince Edward Island at the top and New Brunswick on the left. 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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