CARTE DE L'ISLE DE SAINT DOMINGUE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de L'Isle de Saint Domingue.

Copper plate engraving, 1762-1764.
8 3/4 x 13 1/4" (22.1 x 33.6 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 71148
Price: $85.00
Publisher : Published by J. N. Bellin, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed map of Haiti and St. Dominique. 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. 275"
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