Paris: 1738 - 1775. Detailed copper engraved map of northern India, from Perse (Persia), Kabul and Tibet in the north, down to the River Ganges and the Golphe du Sindi. From Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages". With two decorative cartouches.
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.
Folding, 13 3/4 x 9 1/2". Strong impression, very clean. Very good condition. Item #21539