SOLD Carte Réduite de la Mer du Sud, par Mr. Bellin
- Date: circa 1760.
- Condition: AAA
- Colour: Later.
- Size: 220 x 270mm.
A Dutch edition of Bellin's map of the South Pacific from South America to Eastern Australia, engraved by Schley.
Published a decade before Cook's first voyage it hypothesises an unbroken coastline from Tasmania to New Guinea, and marks the partial outline of New Zealand, unvisited for over a century.
The map is in very good condition with attractive later colour.