1758 – J. N. Bellin – Carte du Paraguay
Title: “Carte Du Paraguay et des Pays voisins Pour servir a l’Histoire Generale des Voyages.”
On the Atlantic coast the map Buenos Aires and Río de la Plata in the south. Rio de Janeiro in the north. On the Pacific coast the map shows much of Peru and part of northern Chile. The river systems of the Paraná and Paraguay are shown in great detail with the mountainous areas. Most known settlements of the time are shown. From Abbé Prevost’s book ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772)
Sheet size: 35,5 x 25 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Thin paper with watermark. Map dated 1756.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1758 and not a modern copy or reprint!