BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas
PLAN Géométrique de Plusieurs Bayes situées au Detroit de Magellan, entre les Caps Rond et Forward.
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: 24 x 14.5 cm. (9 x 5 inches)