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 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 ($2,375 • €2,070 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 ($546 • €476 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 ($770 • €671 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 ($385 • €336 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 ($835 • €727 rates)


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 ($1,798 • €1,567 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of China]
L'Empire de La Chine... Paris, 1748. Coloured. 300 x 415mm.
China, Korea, and the islands Taiwan (Tay-wan ou Formose) and Haynan, from Prevost's 'Histoire Générale des Voyages'.
[Ref: 16044]    £375.00 ($482 • €420 rates)

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 ($488 • €425 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Dutch edition of Bellin's view of Manila]
Ville de Manille. De Stad Manilha. Amsterdam: Pieter de Hondt & J. Roman, 1756. 250 x 290mm.
A view of Manila from the sea, engraved by Jacob van Schley for the Dutch edition of Abbé Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles's 'Histoire générale des voyages'. Engraved by Schley.
[Ref: 18751]    £700.00 ($899 • €783 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Sumatra, Malay Peninsula and Strait of Singapore]
Carte de l'Isle de Sumatra... Germany, c.1755. 280 x 290mm. A fine and dark impression, wide margins.
A scarce German edition of a Bellin map of Sumatra, with the tip of the Malay Peninsula, centered on Singapore, Engraved by Schley
[Ref: 18975]    £280.00 ($360 • €313 rates)

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