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Carte de L’ Isle de La Jamaique Old engraving Jamaica by Bellin 1754
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Carte de L’ Isle de La Jamaique Old engraving Jamaica by Bellin 1754

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Old engraving of Jamaica by Bellin 1754

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Carte de L’ Isle de La Jamaique Old engraving Jamaica by Bellin 1754

Title: Carte de L’ Isle de La Jamaique...


Old antique map of Jamaica, showing Saint Ann the birthplace of reggae singers Floyd Lloyd, Burning Spear, Shabba Ranks, and Bob Marley. The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, one of Jamaica's seven National Heroes, was also born there. Fine handcolored map more than 250 years old by Bellin.

From: Histoire Generale Des voyages.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)
For: Antoine-François Prevost's monumental 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 – 1780.

Engraver: Schley van, Jacob
Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam - 12 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart (1673-1733) whose style he subsequently copied.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques-Nicolas_Bellin

17th -18th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original.
A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Size:
Sheet app.: 40 x 29 cm. 15.75 x 11.5 inches.
Image app.: 32 x 20.5 cm. 12.5 x 8 inches.
Condition: Fine hand colored engraving in very good condition. Small skillful marginal repair not visible when framed. Folds as published.