Japan map Carte de L'Empire du Japon Old map Japan Bellin 1752
Titled: Carte de L'Empire du Japon.
Description: Antique map of Japan titled Carte de L'Empire du Japon. A fine detailed mid-18th century old map of the Empire of Japan, with a attractive title cartouche.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772). In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. 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.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.
Size: Sheet app.: 14.5 x 10 inches. Condition: Very good, lined handmade paper, no toning or foxing, fold as published.