BGJC-00136

Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew dan la province Chensi (..) - Bellin (1749)

  • Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1749
  • Overall size: 40 x 26.5 cm.
  • Image size: 27.5 x 20.5 cm.
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.. Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew dan la province Chensi (..) - Bellin (1749)

Description: Antique print titled: 'Lan-Tcheou ou Lan-Chew dan la province Chensi; Can Tcheou ou Kan-Chew dan la province de Chensi; Tchin-Ywe-Fou ou Chin-Ywen-Fu dans la province de Koei-Tcheou ou Quey-chew.' Interesting set of three local town plans in the province of Shanxi. Originates from Prévost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages' (Paris 1746-1759).

Artists and Engravers: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer and member of The Philosophes. His career, spanning over 50 years, caused an enormous outpt in maps, particular of maritime interest.