PLAN DE LA VILLE DE SANTIAGO. CAPITALE DU ROYAUME DE CHILI.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville de Santiago. Capitale du Royaume de Chili.

Copper plate engraving, c.1756.
Image 7 1/2 x 10 7/8" (19 x 27.6 cm).
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95682
Price: $295.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s plan of the city of Santiago. 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. 309"
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