COSTE DU NORD EST DE L'ISLE DE JUAN FERNANDEZ.

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Jacques Bellin


Coste du Nord Est de l'Isle de Juan Fernandez.

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

Inventory Number: 95701
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
This map focuses on Cumberland Bay on Juan Fernandez Island, aka Robinson Crusoe Island. This 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. 311"
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