Grundriss der Stadt und des Hafen Macao

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

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Description

Detailed map of Macau (Macao) in China by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the city of Macao and parts of the Island. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

Details

CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleGrundriss der Stadt und des Hafen Macao
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1749
Plate Size21.0 x 16.8 cm (8.3 x 6.6 inches)
Sheet Size24.8 x 18.3 cm (9.8 x 7.2 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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Antique map of Macau, Macao. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1749.

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