SUITE DU BRESIL POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE GENERALE DES VOYAGES.

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Jacques Bellin


Suite du Bresil pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 9 1/4 x 6 3/4" (23.7 x 17 cm).
Good condition. B/W. Narrow left margin due to binding.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95702
Price: $95.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map of Brasil. 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. 312"
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