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French copperplate-engraved map of Colombia (Cartagena) and Venezuela (with islands of Aruba, Curaca

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French copperplate-engraved map of Colombia (Cartagena) and Venezuela (with islands of Aruba, Curaca
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French copperplate-engraved map of Colombia (Cartagena) and Venezuela (with islands of Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire) by Jacques Nicolas Bellin titled "Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S Marthe et Venezuela. Pour servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages. Par M.B. Ing de la Marine 1754. Echelle de Lieues communes de France," 1754, hand colored. 13" x 10" (image size 11-1/2" x 7-3/4"). From Jacques Nicolas Bellin's 1764 Le Petit Atlas Maritime Recueil De Cartes Et Plans Des Quatre Parties Du Monde. In 1721 at age 18, Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was appointed chief cartographer to the French Navy and in 1741, he was named official hydrographer to the French king. Nicely hand colored on fine period handmade laid paper containing a French watermark and centerfold as issued.