Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Description

Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).

Physical Description

1 map ; 23 x 34 cm.

Creation Information

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. 1763~.

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Description

Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).

Physical Description

1 map ; 23 x 34 cm.

Notes

Longitude measured from l'Observatoire de Paris.

"Tome II No. 1."

Source

  • Le petit atlas maritimè / Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

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Creation Date

  • 1763~

Start & End Dates

  • 1763~ - Unknown End Date

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 12, 2013, 2:26 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre, map, 1763~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29443/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.