Karte von der Einfahrt des Flusses Canton

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Antique map of Zhu Jiang, Pearl River, Macao, Guangzhou. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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Detailed map of Pearl River Delta (Zhu Jiang) in China by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the city of Guangzhou with the island of Macao. 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 der Einfahrt des Flusses Canton
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size25.9 x 20.7 cm (10.2 x 8.1 inches)
Sheet Size30.7 x 24.1 cm (12.1 x 9.5 inches)

Condition

Minor brown spot in cartouch. 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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Antique map of Zhu Jiang, Pearl River, Macao, Guangzhou. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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