St. Christophe Islands, St. Kitts early map by Bellin 1748
Title: Carte de L'Isle St. Christophe
Antique old map of the Saint Kitts Island, Caribbean, copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Mapmaker: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
Origin: Histoire générale des Voyages (Paris, 1746-1759; 15 volumes) with maps and views by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.
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Size: Sheet app.: 33.5 x 24.5 cm. 13.25 x9.75 inches. Image app.: 30 x 21 cm. 12 x 8.25 inches. Type of paper: Strong, lined. Condition: very good, fold as published.