Karte von dem Mittaeglichen Meere

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

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Interesting and detailed sea chart of the Southern Atlantic Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the the west coast of South-Africa and the east coast of South-America with Tierra del Fuego. 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.


CartographerJacques Nicolas Bellin
TitleKarte von dem Mittaeglichen Meere
Publisher, YearArkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746
Plate Size34.0 x 45.0 cm (13.4 x 17.7 inches)
Sheet Size40.0 x 48.5 cm (15.7 x 19.1 inches)


Usual folding creases. Excellent condition.


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 South-America, Africa, Sea chart. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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