CARTE DE LA LOUISIANE ET PAYS VOISINS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de la Louisiane et Pays Voisins.

Copper plate engraving, 1757.
Image 8 5/8 x 11 7/8 (22 x 30.3 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95638
Price: $600.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A well engraved and detailed map of French Louisiana from Fort Duquene and East Florida to Santa Fe, New Mexico northward to the Great Lakes. Located is Native American tribes, European settlements, missions and forts.
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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