C1764

Nouvelle des Isles Carolines.

Detailed early French map of the Carolinas with the tracks of Captain Bernard de Egui in 1712 who reached Ulithi and Palau.

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S/N: HGDV-1018-PI-CARO–198948
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Full Title:

Nouvelle des Isles Carolines.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

390mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Nouvelle des Isles Carolines. - Antique Map from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Detailed early French map of the Carolinas with the tracks of Captain Bernard de Egui in 1712 who reached Ulithi and Palau.

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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