1764 Bellin Map of the Gulf Coast from Mobile Bay to St. Martin's Keys

FloridaGulf-bellin-1764
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Carte de la Coste de la Floride depuis la Baye de la Mobile jusqu'aux Cayes de St. Martin. - Main View
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1764 Bellin Map of the Gulf Coast from Mobile Bay to St. Martin's Keys

FloridaGulf-bellin-1764

Charting the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Northern Florida.
$1,100.00

Title


Carte de la Coste de la Floride depuis la Baye de la Mobile jusqu'aux Cayes de St. Martin.
  1764 (undated)     8.75 x 13.5 in (22.225 x 34.29 cm)     1 : 1226925

Description


This is a 1764 Jacques-Nicolas Bellin map of the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Florida, from Mobile Bay to St. Martin's Keys. The map includes Pensacola Bay, Saint Joseph Bay, the Apalachicola River, Dog Island (Isle des Chiens) and Apalachee Bay. The waters from Mobile Bay to Saint Joseph Bay are marked with numerous depth soundings. Along the shore, a number of Indigenous settlements are noted, as well as the ruins of the abandoned Fort Louis, the original site of Mobile. Fort de Crevecoeur is shown on Saint Joseph Bay, as well as the fort at St. Marc d'Apalache.
Publication History and Census
This map was created by Jaques-Nicolas Bellin and published in his Petit Atlas Maritimein 1764. The atlas is well represented in institutional collections; sixteen separate copies of this map are catalogued in OCLC.

Cartographer


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