Vusihyen / Hu Chew Fu, Hou-Tcheou-Fou

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Antique map of Vusihyen, Hu Chew Fu. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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Detailed map of Hu Chew Fu and Vusihyen in China by Nicolas Bellin. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.


CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleVusihyen / Hu Chew Fu, Hou-Tcheou-Fou
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size21.8 x 14.7 cm (8.6 x 5.8 inches)
Sheet Size24.7 x 18.0 cm (9.7 x 7.1 inches)


Minor browning in margin. Fine condition.


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 Vusihyen, Hu Chew Fu. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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