CARTE DE DE L'ISLE ST. CHRISTOPHE. (SAINT KITTS)

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Jacques Bellin


Carte de de l'Isle St. Christophe. (Saint Kitts)

Copper engraving, 1747-80.
7 7/16 x 12" (18.9 x 30.5 cm).
Fine condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 47682
Price: $135.00
Publisher : Published by Jean Francois de La Harpe, Paris.
Bellin’s detailed plan of the Island of St. Kitts. 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 King.Manuscript number in lower margin "No. 281"
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