Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1753. unbound. Sea Chart. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 8" x 11" very good.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office).