Pacific islands, Isle de Tiniam - Vue de la Rade de Tiniam. Bellin 1761
Title: Vue du Coste du Sud Quest de L’Isle de Tiniam - Vue de la Rade de Tiniam.
Description: Old engraving of the Pacific islands titeled; Vue du Coste du Sud Quest de L’Isle de Tiniam - Vue de la Rade de Tiniam. Double antique map of the Mariana Island. Copperplate engraved map with hand-coloring, pubished in Histoire generale des voyages by Prevost.
Mapmaker Cartographer: 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.
Publisher: Antonine de Prevost d' Exile's Histoire generale des voyages.
Engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733)
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Size: Sheet app.: 20.5 x 16.5 cm. 8 x 6.5 inches. Image app.: 16.5 x 11 cm. 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Condition: Very good map in fine condition.