CARTE PARTICULIERE DE L'ISLE DE JUAN FERNANDES. TIREE DU VOYAGE DE L'AMIRAL ANSON

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Jacques Bellin


Carte Particuliere de l'Isle de Juan Fernandes. Tiree du Voyage de l'Amiral Anson

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 7 3/4 x 11" (19.8 x 28 cm).
Good condition. B/W. Small damp stain in upper right.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95684
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Juan Fernandez Island, aka Robinson Crusoe Island is located off the coast of Chile. The view on top is an image of its rugged profile as seen from the sea. It is based on Admiral George Anson's voyage in 1740.

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 King.Manuscript number in lower margin "No. 310"
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