Formosa - Taiwan - Bellin


Formosa - Taiwan - Bellin

Product no.: 3203
£500.00


Bellin, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772): L’Isle Formose et partie des Costes der la Chine...

Paris, c1760 

copper engraved map; overall size 27,5 x 38,5 cm; plate size 24,5 x 29,5 cm. fold as issued; slight  off-set;nice wide margins all around; edges slightly frayed as issued; o/w exc. cond.

One of the earliest maps to concentrate just on Formosa. Great detailed map based on observations made by Jesuits; by Bellin for Prevost’s ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’.

Ref: 3203 

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