CARTE DU BRESIL PREM. PARTIE DEPUIS LA RIVIERE DES AMAZONES JUSQU'A LA BAYE DE TOUS LES SAINTS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie depuis la Riviere des Amazones jusqu'a la Baye de Tous les Saints.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 9 1/2 x 12 3/4" (24 x 32..4 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95669
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s detailed map of Brazil. 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. 296"
Maps

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