PLAN DE PORT ROYAL ET DE SES ENVIRONS SITUE DANS LA BAYE DE CAMPECHE.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de Port Royal et de ses Environs Situe dans la Baye de Campeche.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 7 3/8 x 5 1/2" (18.7 x 14 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95648
Price: $50.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed map of the Bay of Campeche with the island of Port Royal in the Yucatan, Mexico. 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. 273"
Maps

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