He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. Engraved by Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley a Dutch engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart. Most of the plates in the Dutch edition of Prévost's "Histoire générale des voyages" are signed by van der Schley.
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Size: Size leaf app: 23 x 26 cm. 9 x 10.25 inches. Image app: 20 x 24.5 cm. 7.75 x 9.75 inches. Condition: Fine map in good condition, some margin attached/trimmed but still sufficient for framing.See our Historical Maps of World History. Map and Maps Cartography of the World. Always real antique maps - Always original - Never reproductions. The item "DAfrique Canary Islands Cape Verde Old map Bellin 1738" is in sale since Wednesday, July 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.