1755 Bellin Antique Map of Virginia, Chesapeake & NE United States of America

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title : Carte De La Virginie, De La Baye Chesapeack, et Pays Voisins...
  • Date : 1755
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  61098
  • Size: 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)   

This beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay, New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Maryland was published in 1755 by Jacques Nicolas Bellin for Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1785. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

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

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General Condition:
Paper thickness and quality: - Light and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early 
Colors used: - Red, green, yellow 
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 12 1/4in x 8 1/2in (310mm x 215mm)
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued
Verso: - None