Place Published: [Paris]
Date Published: 1744
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
First edition. Map of the Bay, Harbour and Port of Placentia on the Island of Newfoundland.
Paper flat size: 11-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches to the neat-line with right border having #2 sideways. Was folded, now flat and has been cleaned and deacidified, with some very light offsetting on the bottom and 3/8 x 5 inch top left border lacking, old holes in bottom order repaired, otherwise, very good condition. Engraved by Dheulland.
The map was produced for Charlevoix's 1744 Histoire et description générale de la Nouvelle France.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King.
Guillaume Dheulland was a French master engraver and draughtsman was most known for his large Plan of Paris in 1756. He also engraved for famous cartographers such as Charlevoix, Bellin, Cassini and Prevost.
Very Good. Item #8620