CARTA DELL' ISOLA DI S. CRISTOFORO.

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Jacques Bellin


Carta dell' Isola di S. Cristoforo.

Copper engraving, c. 1784.
Image size 7 1/2 x 11 3/8" (190 x 290 mm).
Good condition with the usual traces of original folds.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 55594
Price: $185.00
Publisher : Published Rome.
Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, a prolific 18th-century cartographer and official hydrographer to the French king, created a variety of sea charts, atlases, and individual maps during his career detailing regions around the world.

This is an Italian issue of a localized map showing the island of St. Kitts – which Christopher Columbus had originally named San Cristoforo after himself. The map includes a compass rose crossing the chart, labels regions and harbors around the island, and provides topographical detail for rivers and mountain elevations.
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