CARTE DE LA RIVIERE DE LA PLATA

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de la Riviere de la Plata

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 71/2 x 11 1/4" (18.9 x 28.4 cm).
Good condition. B/W.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95704
Price: $75.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s chart of the River Plate. 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. 314"
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