Carte de la Tartarie Orientale Pour Servir a l'Historie Generale des Voyages Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites.


Title:
Carte de la Tartarie Orientale Pour Servir a l'Historie Generale des Voyages Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites.
Date:
C1755
Mapmaker:
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1773)
Image Size:
210mm x 315mm (8.27" x 12.4")
Condition:
Small stain lower right, hole in lower margin at sheet edge, otherwise in good condition. Fold as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving.
Price:

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Stock Number:
HGDV08 ASI 001 (NIT) (F)
Description:
The Amur River is located in the southeastern part of Russia, is Earth's eighth longest river, forming the border between the Russian Far East and Manchuria in northeast China. Jacques Nicolas Bellin important French cartographer attached to the Depot de la Marine. He became Hydrographer to the King & a Member of the Royal Society of London. His commission to map all known coasts of the world, a task he undertook with care & zeal. 

From Histoire generale des voyages.
Biography:

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

The French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography.  In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (a French intellectual group).

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