LA VILLE DE CAYENNE.

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Jacques Bellin


La Ville de Cayenne.

Copper plate engraving, 1753.
Image 8 3/4 x 10 7/8" (22.2 x 27.6 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95667
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed small map of the fort of Cayenne. 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

Manuscript number in lower margin "No. 294"
Maps

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