PLAN DE LA RADE ET VILLE DE LA VERA CRUZ.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera Cruz.

Copper plate engraving, 1754.
Image 8 5/16 x 6 1/8" (21 x 15.5 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95644
Price: $95.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s map of the port of Vera Cruz, Mexico which 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.

Manuscript number in lower margin "No. 269"
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