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Stock# 47285
Description

Nice example of the Paolo Santini edition of Nicolas Bellin's map of the Balearic Islands.

Includes a map of Mahon Harbour and the position of the islands against the coast of Spain.

A fine highly detailed map of Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.