Karte von der Bay St. Helena

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

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Description

Engraved map of the Bay of Saint Helena in Southern Atlantic by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

Details

CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleKarte von der Bay St. Helena
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size20.7 x 16.2 cm (8.1 x 6.4 inches)
Sheet Size24.8 x 18.5 cm (9.8 x 7.3 inches)

Condition

Minor browning in margin. Fine 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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Sea chart of Saint Helena. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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