VUE DE LA TERRE DES PATAGONS UN PEU AU NORD DE LA BAYE DE ST. JULIEN. (AND) VUE DE LA BAYE DE ST. JULIEN.

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Jacques Bellin


Vue de la Terre des Patagons un peu au Nord de la Baye de St. Julien. (and) Vue de la Baye de St. Julien.

Copper plate engraving, c.1765.
Image 7 5/8 x 13 7/8" (19.5 x 35.1 cm).
Good condition. B/W.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95707
Price: $65.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example the Bay and harbor of port St. Julian (St. Julien) in Argentina. This view 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. 317"
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