Siberia map Suite de la Carte de la Sibérie Bellin map 1747
Title: Suite de la Carte de la Sibérie et la Pays de Kamtschatka...
Old map Bellin, Siberia and Kamchatka map covers the cost line of Siberia and Kamchatka, the island Sakhalin and a part of Tartary. The map is Copperplate engraved and hand colored shows the voyage track of Semen Dezhnev 1648, who led the first voyage around Eurasia through what later became known as the Bering Strait. There is also a track for the route between Okhotsk and Kamchatka, sailed by Bering in 1740. A decorative title cartouche complete the map.
A fine copper plate example of Berlin’s France edition L`Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) (Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society) For Antoine-François Prevost's " L`Histoire Generale des Voyages" Published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 -1780.
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Sheet app.: 33 x 23 cm. 13 x 9 inches. Image app.: 29 x 19.5 cm. 11.5 x 7.75 inches. Condition: Very good condition, folds as published.