PLAN DE LA VILLE DE BUENOS-AYRES.

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Jacques Bellin


Plan de la Ville de Buenos-Ayres.

Copper plate engraving, c.1757.
Image 7 x 10 3/4" (18 x 27.4 cm).
Good condition. B/W. Small ore deposit within paper on lower edge of the lower margin
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95705
Price: $225.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map of Buenos Aires, Argentina. 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. 315"
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