CARTE DES PROVINCES DE CARTAGENE, S. MARTHE ET VENEZUELA,

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Jacques Bellin


Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S. Marthe et Venezuela,

Copper plate engraving, 1754.
Image 7 3/4 x 11 1/2" (19.5 x 29.3 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95662
Price: $95.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed small map of Venezuela. The islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire are shown. 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. 289"
Maps

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