PLAN DU PORT D'ACAPULCO SUR LA COTE DU MEXIQUE DANS LA MER DU SUD. (ACAPULCO, MEXICO)

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Jacques Bellin


Plan du Port D'Acapulco Sur la Cote du Mexique dans la Mer du Sud. (Acapulco, Mexico)

Copper plate engraving, c.1760.
Image 7 1/2 x 6" (19.2 x 15.1 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95645
Price: $75.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s map of the port of Acapulco, 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. 270"
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