Karte von dem Abendlaendischen Ocean

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

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Description

Interesting and detailed sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the the west coasts of Europe and Africa and the east coast of North and South America with the Caribbean Sea. With a large compass rose and one cartouche. From the German edition of Prévost's "L'Histoire Générale des Voyages" by J. J. Schwabe in Leipzig.

Details

CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleKarte von dem Abendlaendischen Ocean
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746
Plate Size31.5 x 45.3 cm (12.4 x 17.8 inches)
Sheet Size37.5 x 49.5 cm (14.8 x 19.5 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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Sea chart of America, Africa, Sea chart. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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