1757 Bellin Antique Map of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title : Carte De La Nouvelle Angleterre...Par M B. 1757
  • Ref #:  61097
  • Size: 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
  • Date : 1757
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of New England & the NE corridor of the US from Pennsylvania to Maine was engraved in 1757 - the date is engraved in the title - and was published in the 1757 French edition of Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt in the Hague between 1747 & 1785.

Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles  1697 - 1763, usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - white
Age of map color: - Early
Colors used: - Green, yellow, red
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 12 1/2in x 9in (320mm x 225mm)
Margins: - min. 1in (25mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued, ink bleed from original plate
Verso: - None