Paris: 1738 - 1775. Detailed copper engraved map centering on the Philippine Islands, specifically from I. Samar south to Mindanao, from I. St. Jean in the east to I. de Paragoa in the west. With an ornate cartouche.
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.
11 3/4 x 8 1/4"". Strong impression, very clean. Very good condition. Item #21544