CARTE REDUITE DES TERRES AUSTRALES BY BELLIN, 1753.
CARTE REDUITE DES TERRES AUSTRALES.
Attractive copper line engraved map produced by Bellin to accompany Prevost's 'Histoire General des Voyages'. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was probably the most important French cartographer of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the King. The present map comes from a scarcer Dutch edition published in Amsterdam circa 1783.
Measures approx. 200 x 270 mm. Good condition, see photo.
A genuine antique map.