NEW ORLEANS – PLAN DE LA NOUVELLE ORLEANS BY BELLIN, CIRCA 1750
PLAN DE LA NOUVELLE ORLEANS.
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 dates from circa 1750.
Measures approx. 190 x 270 mm. Good condition, see photo. old folds.