CARTE DES PROVINCES DE TABASCO, CHIAPA, VERAPAZ, GUATIMALA, HONDURAS ET YUCATAN.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Provinces de Tabasco, Chiapa, Verapaz, Guatimala, Honduras et Yucatan.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 8 1/8 x 13 1/4" (20.6 x 33.8 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95647
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed map of southern Mexico, Beleze, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras that 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. 272"
Maps

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