SUITE DU PEROU AUDIENCE DE CHARCAS

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Jacques Bellin


Suite du Perou Audience de Charcas

Copper plate engraving, 1756.
Image 8 1/2 x 11 7/8" (21.7 x 30.2 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95678
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map of Peru. 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. 303"
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