"Carte de l'Ocean Meridional…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: South Atlantic Ocean
Period: 1746 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 13.5 inches
45.7 x 34.3 cm
Attractive chart of the South Atlantic delineated with rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a beautiful title cartouche. A good portion of the coastlines of South America and Africa are shown with major port cities named. The Prime Meridian is shown through l'Isle de Fer and the Meridian of Paris is also shown.
Small blue ink smudge at lower right, else very good.