CARTE REDUITE DE LA PARTIE LA PLUS MERIDIONALE DE L'AMERIQUE.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte Reduite de la Partie la Plus Meridionale de l'Amerique.

Copper plate engraving, 1757.
Image 9 x 6 5/8" (23 x 17 cm).
Good condition. B/W. Narrow left margin due to binding.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95706
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s map of the southern tip of South America.. 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. 316"
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