Paris: 1738 - 1775. Detailed copper engraved map of the coast of Brazil, from Para, showing Cap de Rio Grande and Cap de Sergipe, down to the Baye de Tous les Saints. Showing many towns and coastal ports. With decorative cartouche. From Prevost's "L'Histoire Generale des Voyages".
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 1/4 x 10 1/4", with ample margins. Strong impression, very clean, short diagonal crease at lower right corner, in margin only. Very good condition. Item #21552