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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 ($2,405 • €2,146 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th Century French Map of Virginia, Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay]
Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland, ou de la Baie de Chesapeack et pays voisins... Harrevelt: Amsterdam, c.1757. Original colours with addition to cartouche. 210 x 300mm. A very fine example.
Detailed map of Virginia, Maryland and Chesapeake Bay plus the southern parts of Pennsylvania (including Philadelphia) and New Jersey. Baroque style cartouche.
[Ref: 15577]    £300.00 ($390 • €348 rates)


 Canada 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [The French colonisation of the island of Montreal]
Karte von der Insel Montreal und den Gegenden Umher nach den Manuscripton der Karten Grundrisse und Tagebucher bey der Marine... 1744. Leipzig: Arkstee und Merkus, 1753. 255 x 320mm.
A German edition of Bellin's map of Montreal Island compiled from manuscript sources, published in the 'Allegmeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande'. As the most detailed map of the area it was copied several times for use in illustrating the events of the Seven Years' War (1756-63, also known as the 'French and Indian War'), when the British took the colony from the French. Here Montreal is named 'Stadt Maria', referring to the original plan to dedicate the colony to the Virgin Mary.
[Ref: 14467]    £250.00 ($325 • €290 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 ($553 • €493 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 ($195 • €174 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 ($117 • €104 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 ($780 • €696 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 ($390 • €348 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 ($845 • €754 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 ($1,820 • €1,624 rates)


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