CARTE DE L'ISLE D'HAYTI AUJOURD'HUI L'ESPAGNOLE, OU L'ISLE DE ST. DOMINGUE AVEC LES ISLES VOISINES ...

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de l'Isle d'Hayti Aujourd'hui l'Espagnole, ou l'Isle de St. Domingue avec les Isles Voisines ...

Copper plate engraving, 1754.
8 3/4 x 13 1/4" (221 x 336 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 71146
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed map of eastern Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, St. Dominique, and Puerto Rico. 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.

Manuscript number in lower margin "No. 276"
Maps

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