Fortsetzung der Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean die Eylande Sonda die Küsten von...

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Sea chart of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, China, Japan. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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Interesting and detailed sea chart of Southeast Asia by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, the east coast of China and parts of Papua New Guinea. With a compass rose and one cartouche. 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
TitleFortsetzung der Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean die Eylande Sonda die Küsten von Tunquin und China die Eylande Japon ...
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746
Plate Size28.7 x 29.7 cm (11.3 x 11.7 inches)
Sheet Size32.0 x 34.3 cm (12.6 x 13.5 inches)

Condition

Usual folding creases. 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: Fortsetzung der Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean die Eylande Sonda die Küsten von Tunquin und China die Eylande Japon....
Sea chart of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, China, Japan. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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