CARTE REDUITE DE L'OCEAN OCCIDENTAL.

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Jacques Bellin


Carte Reduite De L'Ocean Occidental.

Copper plate engraving, 1766
23 1/8 x 33 3/4" (587 x 586 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save for two minor repaired tears along folds. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 16550
Price: $1,250.00
Publisher : Published by J. N. Bellin, Paris.
The title continues with, "Parte des Costes d'Eurpoe et d'Afrique depuis le 51 Degre de Latitude Septentrionale jusqu a l'Equateur et celles de l'Amerique qui leur opposees. Although this map does not state to be a "Depot de la Marine" chart it does note that it was ordered to be produced by Mr. le. Duc de Choiseul, Colonel Gereral des Suisses et Grifons Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine. It is also stated to be "Quatrieme" or the forth edition. A pleasing and very well engraved chart of the Atlantic. Of interest, Florida is shown as an archipelago. This map is sharper and cleaner than the image suggest. Maps

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