Karte von den Eylanden Comore Johanna oder Anjouan Mohilla oder Moaly und Mayote

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Sea chart of Comoros. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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Engraved map of the Comoros with Moheli, Anjouan, Mayotte and the Main Island in the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

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CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleKarte von den Eylanden Comore Johanna oder Anjouan Mohilla oder Moaly und Mayote
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size21.5 x 25.0 cm (8.5 x 9.8 inches)
Sheet Size25.0 x 28.0 cm (9.8 x 11.0 inches)

Condition

Small tear in lower margin, minor browning in margin. Good condition.

Cartographer

Jacques Nicolas Bellin was born 1703 in Paris. He worked over fifty years for the Dépot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. He was appointed Ingénieur hydrographe de la Marine in 1741. Later he became Hydrographe du Roi and a member of the Royal Society in London. He died 1772 in Versailles.

Main publications:
- Maps for Prévost's L'Histoire Générale des Voyages, 1747-61.
- Atlas Maritime. 1751. - Neptune Francois. 1753.
- Hydrographie Francoise. 1756.
- Petit Atlas Maritime. 1764.

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Jacques Nicolas Bellin: Karte von den Eylanden Comore Johanna oder Anjouan Mohilla oder Moaly und Mayote.
Sea chart of Comoros. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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