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J.N. Bellin: Carte Des Isles Canaries

Map: AFR5725
 
Cartographer: J.N. Bellin
Title: Carte Des Isles Canaries
Date: 1746
Published: Paris
Width: 11 inches / 28 cm
Height: 8 inches / 21 cm
Map ref: AFR5725
Description:
Attractive chart of the Canary Islands mapped with rhumb lines and a decorative cartouche. Coloured. J.N. Bellin provided a huge number of maps representing the discoveries, journeys, and settlements of seventeenth and early eighteenth century European powers. Though this example is in French he also issued his work in Dutch and German. This elegant map of the canaries includes detail of the mountainous topography of the islands as well as noting all of their major settlements.