Karte von den an den Molucken liegenden Eylanden Ceram, Buro, Amboina, Banda, Neyra u. a.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Antique map of the Moluccas, Indonesia. Printed in Leipzig by Schwabe, J. J. in 1760.

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Sea chart of the Maluku Islands (Moluccas) by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the Islands Ambon, Seram, Buru, Banda and others. 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 den an den Molucken liegenden Eylanden Ceram, Buro, Amboina, Banda, Neyra u. a.
Publisher, YearSchwabe, J. J., Leipzig, 1760
Plate Size20.4 x 29.5 cm (8.0 x 11.6 inches)
Sheet Size24.0 x 33.0 cm (9.4 x 13.0 inches)

Condition

Vertical fold as issued. 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 den an den Molucken liegenden Eylanden Ceram, Buro, Amboina, Banda, Neyra u. a..
Antique map of the Moluccas, Indonesia. Printed in Leipzig by Schwabe, J. J. in 1760.

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