Maps, Middleeast, Carte de la Coste d Arabie Mer Rouge et Golfe de Perse
"Carte de la Coste d Arabie Mer Rouge et Golfe de Perse"
Copper engraving map by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, dated 1740.
Bellin was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group the Philosophes. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. His maps of Canada and of French territories in North America (New France, Acadia, Louisiana) are particularly valuable. He died at Versailles.
Original antique print
Two vertical folds to fit original atlas size. Three small wormholes in lower margin.
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