BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas
CARTE DE LA TARTARIE OCCIDENTALE Pour servir a l’Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Tome 8, Page 375.
Bellin was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy upon the creation of France’s hydrographic office, the Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine.Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps and charts. The accuracy of Bellin’s charts ensured that they were in use for many years.
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Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Very good condition; some offsetting. Size: 32.5 x 23.5 cm. (13 x 9 inches)