VILLE DE ST. DOMINGUE. (SANTO DOMINGO)

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Jacques Bellin


Ville de St. Domingue. (Santo Domingo)

Copper plate engraving, c.1770.
Image 7 x 10 1/4" (17.5 x 26 cm)
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95652
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed plan of the city of Santo Domingo.. This plan 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. 279"
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