Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772); Schley - Map of Panama - Travel
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772); Schley - Map of Panama - Travel
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772); Schley - Map of Panama - Travel
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772); Schley - Map of Panama - Travel

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772); Schley - Map of Panama - Travel

$200.00 Dollar

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)

‘Carte de l'Isthme de Panama et des Provinces de Veragua, Terre Ferme, et Darien, pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages’

Size: 11.5 x 7.6 inches; 29.2 x 19.3 cm

An attractive, small map featuring good detail of Panama many years before the creation of the Canal and Lake Bayano. Numerous place names including S. Yago on the Azuevo Peninsula, Portobelo, Se. Marie, Panama, etc. Extends to include the Gulf of Darien. Adorned with a delicate title cartouche. This map was published in a Dutch edition of Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages. Alternate Dutch title below the map: Kaart van de Land-Engte van Panama en Provintien van Veragua, Tierra Firma en Darien.

Condition: excellent. Wide margins. Vertical folds are as issued.

Excellent condition on fine strong laid paper.