CARTE DE L'ISLE DE LA GRENADE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de L'Isle de la Grenade.

Copper plate engraving, 1758, 1780.
8 3/8 x 6 1/8" (211 x 155 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 24988
Price: $95.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed map of the island of Grenada. 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. 285"
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