CARTE DU PARAGUAY ET DES PAYS VOISINS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte du Paraguay et des pays voisins.

Copper plate engraving, 1756.
Image 8 1/8 x 12 1/8" (208 x 31 cm).
Good condition save for small ore deposit in paper in lower margin. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 24936
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map of Paraguay. 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. 308"
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