CARTE DE LA CAROLINE ET GEORGIE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de la Caroline et Georgie.

Copper plate engraving, 1757.
Image size 7 1/2 x 11 1/4" (19 x 28.5 cm) plus margins.
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 18713
Price: $475.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A very nice map of the Carolina's and Georgia by Bellin for La Harpe's "Abrege de l'Histoire generale des voyages". A wonderful French produced, small sized atlas that depicts many parts of the known world.".

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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