Paris: 1738 - 1775. Detailed copper engraved map of southern India, from Bombay down to the tip of the continent and showing the Isle de Ceylan. The Coste de Coromandel and the Golfe de Bengal shown along the east coast. From Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages". With a decorative cartouche at the lower left.
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.
Strong impression, very clean. Very good condition. Item #21540