Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764.
Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Page measures 12 1/2" x 9 1/4". Image measures 9"x 7".
Charming early chart of Bombay Harbor. Shows depths and sandbars. From Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime". Very good condition.
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).