Carte des Isles Caniaries Canary Island old map Bellin 1750
Title: Carte des Isles Caniaries
Antique map of the Canary Islands,Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Isla de Lobos. 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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Sheet app.: 30 x 24 cm. 11.75 x 9.5 inches. Image app.: 28 x 20.5 cm. 11 x 8 inches. Condition: View very good, folds as issued, part right hand border done.