CARTE DU LAC DE MEXICO ET SES ENVIRONS LORS DE LA CONQUESTE DES ESPAGNOLS

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Jacques Bellin


Carte du Lac de Mexico et ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols

Copper plate engraving, c.1754.
Image 8 3/8 x 6" (21.1 x 15.4 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95641
Price: $195.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellins close up map of Mexico City as it was built, or rebuilt by the Spanish after their conquest of Tenochtitlan. 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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