INDIA – MUMBAI – BOMBAY BY NICHOLAS BELLIN CIRCA 1770.
CARTE DE BOMBAY
Attractive copper line engraved map originally 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 and dates to around 1770.
Measures approx. 190 x 260 mm. Good condition, see photo. old folds..
A guaranteed genuine antique map.