BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas
PLAN De Plusieurs Bayes decouvertes aux Terres de Feu au-de-la du Cap Rond, dans le Detroit de MAGELLAN
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. Fine condition; good margins. Size: 22 x 16 cm. (8 x 6 inches)