ANGOLA – CARTE DE LA COSTE D’ANGOLA…. BY NICHOLAS BELLIN 1770.
CARTE DE LA COSTE D'ANGOLA DEPUIS LA RIVIERE DU BENGO JUSQUA CELLE DE QUANZA.
Attractive copper line engraved map produced by Bellin to accompany Prevost's 'Histoire General des Voyages'. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was probably the most important French cartographer of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the King. The present map comes from a slightly later Dutch edition.
Measures approx. 210 x 265 mm. Good condition, see photo. old folds..
A guaranteed genuine antique map.