Carte de la Tartarie Orientale Asia Russian map Bellin 1754
Title: Carte de la Tartarie Orientale…
Description: Asia Russia antique old map depict area around the Amur River and the Russian Sakhalin Island by the mapmaker Nicolas Bellin. The first European known to visit Sakhalin was Martin Gerritz de Vries, who mapped Cape Patience and Cape Aniva on the island's east coast in 1643.
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.
Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by the engraver van der Schley. Publishers: Prévost, Abbé, 1697-1763 - Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. 1702-1780 - Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.
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Sheet app.: 38 x 28 cm. 15 x 11 inches. Image app.: 31 x 20.5 cm. 12.25 x 8 inches. Condition: Very good folded map, colored in regions.