1755 Bellin Antique Map of Port, Town & Environs of Acapulco, Mexico

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Plan Du Port D Acapulco Sur la Cote du Mexique..
  • Date: 1755
  • Size: 10in x 7 1/4in (255mm x 185mm) 
  • Ref: 25804
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition

This original hand coloured antique copper-plate engraved map a Plan of the Coastal city of Acapulco, Mexico - with legend to various places of interest - by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was published in the monumental 20 vol publication of Antoine-François Prevosts L`Histoire Generale des Voyages printed by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1785. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early 
Colors used: - Red, green, yellow 
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 10in x 7 1/4in (255mm x 185mm)
Plate size: - 8in x 6 1/2in (205mm x 165mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None