Karte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean oder dem Indischen Meere

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (*1703 - 1772)
Sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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Interesting and detailed sea chart of the Indian Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the the east coast of Africa, India, Southeast Asia and the western part of Australia. With 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
TitleKarte von dem Morgenlaendischen Ocean oder dem Indischen Meere
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746
Plate Size33.5 x 47.0 cm (13.2 x 18.5 inches)
Sheet Size38.5 x 50.0 cm (15.2 x 19.7 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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Sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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