PLAN DE LA VILLE DE ST. SALVADOR [ON SHEET WITH] VUE DE LA VILLE SE ST. SALVADOR... .

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador [on sheet with] Vue de la Ville se St. Salvador... .

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 7 1/2 x 11 3/4"" (19 x 30 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95672
Price: $165.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map and view of San Salvador, 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. 298"
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