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  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Large 18th Century sea chart of the North Eastern Seaboard]
Carte Réduite des Costes Orientales de L'Amerique Septentrionale I.re Fueille contenant L'Isle Royale, L'Accadie, La Baye Françoise, La Nouvelle Angleterre et la Nouvelle Yorc.. Paris: Dépôt de la Marine, 1757. 585 x 870mm. A fine example.
Large and detailed chart of the Eastern Seaboard from New York north to Cape Breton and Price Edward Island. With an inset of Boston Harbour.
[Ref: 15988]    £1,850.00 ($2,570 • €2,089 rates)


 West Indies 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Jamaica]
Carte Reduite de L'Isle de La Jamaique... Paris, c.1753. Coloured. 570 x 910mm.
A large and detailed map of Jamaica showing its main towns and geographical features and its relation to Cuba and Santo Domingo, with a wind rose and rhumb lines and an attractive Rococo title cartouche.
[Ref: 10124]    £425.00 ($590 • €480 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th Century French map of Santo Domingo]
Carte De L'Isle De Saint Domingue... Paris, 1758, coloured, 220 x 310mm
A detailed map of Sto Domingo (now divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic) showing its settlements and topography from Abbé Prevost's "Histoire Generale des Voyages".
[Ref: 11072]    £150.00 ($208 • €169 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Martinique]
Carte de L'Isle de Martinique. Paris, 1758. Coloured. 220 x 320mm.
Old map of Martinique published in Abbé Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'.
[Ref: 6275]    £90.00 ($125 • €102 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Detailed map of Martinique published during the Seven Years' War]
Carte de L'Isle de Martinique... Nuremberg: Homann's Heirs, 1762. Coloured. 480 x 550mm.
Bellin's map of Martinique here republished on a larger scale because of increased interest due to the British capture of the island from the French in February 1762, an action of the Seven Years' War. Britain had made a policy of capturing French colonies, thus acquiring bargaining chips for the Treaty of Paris that ended the war in 1763. France chose to retain Martinique because of its lucrative sugar industry, allowing Canada to be ceded to Britain.
[Ref: 14635]    £600.00 ($833 • €677 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th Century French Chart of St Kitts]
Carte De L'Isle De St. Christophe. Paris, 1764 .Original Colour. 220 x 345mm.
A decorative map depicting the town and fort of Basse-Terre & Charlestown. Locates Pointe de Sable, Pointe Ragged, Pointe de Par, Pointe de St. Croix, La Grande Pointe. Rivers & elevations on the island, the latter indicated by drawings of mountains. Indicates buildings & settlements & includes a compass rose with fleur de lys crossing the chart and a decorative title cartouche in top righthe, from the " Petit Atlas Maritime "
[Ref: 11377]    £300.00 ($417 • €339 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [The Bahamas]
Description Géographique des Debouquemens qui sont au Nord de L'Isle de Saint Domingue Avec des Cartes et des Plans des Isles qui forment ces Passages, Et des Dangers qui s'y trouvant. Paris, Depot De La Marine, 1768. 605 x 920mm. Very fine condition, printed on heavy paper.
A large sea chart describing the passages between the islands to the north of Hispaniola (Santo Domingo), including the Turks & Caicos Islands and some of the Bahamas. With rhumb lines and soundings to aid navigation.
[Ref: 10641]    £650.00 ($903 • €734 rates)


 Cuba 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century sea chart of Cuba]
Carte Réduite de L'Isle de Cuba... Paris, Dépôt de la Marine, c.1762. 590 x 890mm.
Large and detailed chart of Cuba with a rococo title cartouche. In 1762 the British took Havana from the Spanish, but returned it according to the Treaty of Paris the following year. Bellin was the first Chief Hydrographer of the Dépôt, the French equivalent of the British Admiralty.
[Ref: 17427]    £1,400.00 ($1,945 • €1,581 rates)


  ASIA 
 China 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Taiwan]
L'Isle Formose et Partie des Costes de la Chine. Paris, 1752. Coloured. 240 x 290mm.
Bellin's antique map of Taiwan. Apart from the central mountain range most of the detail is coastal.
[Ref: 12895]    £380.00 ($528 • €429 rates)


 Central Asia 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Indian Ocean]
Carte Reduite De L'Ocean Oriental ou Mer des Indes. Seconde Edition. Paris: Dépôt de la Marine, 1767. Coloured. 600 x 860mm.
A large sea chart of the Indian Ocean, with the Cape of Good Hope, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, the Philippines and Taiwan. The west coast of Australia is shown incomplete, highlighting how little of the charting had been confirmed. The title is within a fine cartouche featuring an elephant and lion.
[Ref: 13589]    £950.00 ($1,320 • €1,073 rates)


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