Carte Du District De Tranquebar
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A map of Tranquebar and the surrounding area of the Coromandel coast. Jacques Nicolas Bellin was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Iit is from a sea-atlas "Hydrographique Français", 1756-65, an atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire des Voyages'.
region: Maps of India and Ceylon
mapmaker: J. N. Bellin
place and date of publication: Paris c.1750
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncolouredref: 42489
size in mm: 300 by 310mm (11.75 by 12.25 inches).
Price: £ 240
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