C1758

Carte Reduite des Parties Septentrionales du Globe Situees, Entre L'Asie et L'Amerique.....

Map by the French Royal cartographer, Nicholas Bellin of extending from Inuit lands from Baffin Bay, Canada to the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka.There are numerous notes on numerous discoveries. From Prevost, Histoire générale des Voyages.. Paris

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S/N: HGDV-1504-CAN–235374
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Full Title:

Carte Reduite des Parties Septentrionales du Globe Situees, Entre L’Asie et L’Amerique…..

Date:

C1758

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

343mm 
x 208mm

Paper Size: 

390mm 
x 251mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte Reduite des Parties Septentrionales du Globe Situees, Entre L'Asie et L'Amerique..... - Antique Print from 1758

Genuine antique
dated:

1758

Description:

Map by the French Royal cartographer, Nicholas Bellin of extending from Inuit lands from Baffin Bay, Canada to the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka.There are numerous notes on numerous discoveries.

From Prevost, Histoire générale des Voyages.. Paris

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a 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 (French intellectual group).

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