Carte De L'Accadie
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An attractive and detailed map of Nova Scotia, Isle Royal and Isle Saint Jean from Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles' (or Abbe Prevost's) multi-volume "Histoire Generale Des Voyages", ultimately 17 quarto volumes recounting major voyages of discovery and descriptions of far flung parts and including around 240 maps, plans and charts of those areas. These maps, plans and charts were mostly produced by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, the influential French hydrographer. Bellin's work spans from around 1740 to the 1770s; interestingly he signed his plates in a variety of styles - J. Bellin, N. Bellin, N.B., M.B. (Monsieur Bellin) and S.B. (Seigneur Bellin).
region: Maps of Canada
mapmaker: J. N. Bellin
place and date of publication: Paris c. 1760
medium and colour: Copperplate, Colouredref: 43610
size in mm: 210 by 320mm (8.25 by 12.5 inches).
Price: £ 220£ 132
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