1768 French map by Bellin of fortress in Karaguay Woods Siberia

Ancienne Forteresse dans le bois nomme Karaguay(Ancient fortress in woods named Karaguay).

Tom XVIII No. 23 Page 414 (Volume XVIII, map #23, pg 414)

From ‘Continuation de l’Histoire Générale des Voyages ou Collection Nouvelle …’  Paris, Chez Rozet. 

Map was included with description of trip to Siberia in 1741. Map drawn by famous French cartographer Bellin.

1768 re-issue and revision of famous travel book.

Hand coloured.

Map nice+, some browning on top and left borders. Light crease LR corner.

18.5 X 25.5 cm

 

Anne-Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon 15 April 1702 – 12 April 1780) was an 18th-century French man of letters. In collaboration with Jacques-Philibert Rousselot de Surgy, he gave the Continuation de l’histoire des voyages, by abbot Prévost (3 vol.).

Contibutors: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), Étienne-Maurice Chompré (1701-1784), Alexandre Deleyre (1726-1796)

Author: John Green (16..?-1757)

Translator: Antoine François Prévost (1697-1763)