PLAN DE LA VILLE DE CARTHAGENE DES INDES ... LEVEE PAR ORDRE DU ROI EN 1735

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville de Carthagene des Indes ... Levee par Ordre du Roi en 1735

Copper plate engraving, 1754.
Image 7 3/7 x 12 5/8" (18.8 x 32.2 cm).
Good condition save for some minor foxing in upper margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95663
Price: $175.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed small plan of the city of Cartagena in Columbia. 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. 290"
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