1757 Bellin Antique Map of Rio de la Plata, River Plate, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

This beautifully hand coloured original antique map* of the mouth of the River Plate (Rio de la Plata) & the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina by Jacques Nicolas Bellin 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: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Yellow, green, red, brown.
General color appearance: - Authentic and fresh
Paper size: - 10in x 7 1/2in (255mm x 190mm)
Plate size: - 9in x 7in (230mm x 180mm)
Margins: - Min 1/4in (8 mm)

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