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Port De La Guaira A la Coste de Caraque.

  • ARTIST: Jacques Bellin

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Jacques N. Bellin, Paris.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1764.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 8 x 6 5/8" (20.5 x 16.9 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Map of the port of La Guaira in Venezuela. This map appeared in Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime, ou Recueil de Cartes et de Plans des Quatre Parties du Monde". This atlas or pilot is a wonderful French-produced small-sized work that depicted a great many parts of the known world..<br><br> 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. B/W