PLAN DE LA VILLE DE BOSTON.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville de Boston.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 6 1/2 x 10 11/16" (16.4 x 27 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95637
Price: $350.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A fine early map focused on the city of Boston. Charleston can be seen in the upper 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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