1757 Jacques BELLIN - Suite du Bresil - URUGUAY and BRAZIL - Map - Travel


Detailed copper engraved map of the coast of Brazil, from Barre d'Iguape down to Riv. de la Plata. Showing many towns, coastal ports, native settlements and missions. With decorative cartouche. From Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages".

Bellin (1703 - 1772), one of the most noted French mapmakers of the 18th century, was named the hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy, and later, the Official Hydrographer to the French King.

24.8 x 19.5 cm