CARTE DE L'ISLE DE LA GUADELOUPE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de L'Isle de la Guadeloupe.

Copper plate engraving, 1758.
8 3/8 x 12" (21.1 x 30.4 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 24999
Price: $150.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed plan of the French islands of Guadeloupe. 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. 281"
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