Karte von der Bay von Mozambik

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

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Engraved map of the Bay of Mozambique in Southeast Africa 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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Excellent 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 der Bay von Mozambik.
Sea chart of Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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