Paris: 1738 - 1775. Detailed copper engraved map of Guyana, from Cap Nassau down to Cap de Nord. Showing many towns and coastal ports. With decorative cartouche, compass rose and rhumb lines. 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 x 9 3/4". Strong impression, very clean. Very good condition. Item #21553