PLAN DU PALAIS ET CITADELLE DES ROIS INCAS, IN QUELLE SUBSISTE ENCORE EN PARTIE PRE DU VILLAGE DE CANAR JURISDICTION DU CORREGIMENT DE CUENCA PROVINCE DE QUITO ROYAUME DU PEROU.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan du Palais et Citadelle des Rois Incas, In quelle subsiste encore en partie pre du Village de Canar Jurisdiction du Corregiment de Cuenca Province de Quito Royaume du Perou.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 7 3/8 x 5 1/4" (18.7 x 13.5 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95675
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s plan of the .palace and citadel of the Inca Kings in Peru. A lettered key identifies fifteen locations. This plan 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. 301"
Maps

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