Das Reich der Monomotapa und dessen benachbarte Staaten

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

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Engraved map 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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CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleDas Reich der Monomotapa und dessen benachbarte Staaten
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size20.2 x 26.5 cm (8.0 x 10.4 inches)
Sheet Size25.0 x 33.0 cm (9.8 x 13.0 inches)

Condition

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: Das Reich der Monomotapa und dessen benachbarte Staaten.
Antique map of Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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