CARTE REDUITE DU DETROIT DE MAGELLAN. DRESSES SUR LES JOURNAUX DES NAVIGATEURS.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte Reduite du Detroit de Magellan. Dresses sur les Journaux des Navigateurs.

Copper plate engraving, 1753.
Image 7 1/2 x 13 1/2"" (19 x 34.3 cm).
Good condition. B/W.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95708
Price: $150.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
A nice example of Bellin’s detailed chart of the Straights of Magellan. 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. 318"
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