The Old Print Shop

Embouchures de Fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi.

  • ARTIST: Jacques Bellin

  • PUBLISHER: J. N. Bellin, Paris.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1764

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 8 3/8 x 6 5/8" (21.3 x 16.9 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: An early map focused on the meeting point of the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. This map is from 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original hand color.