01548 830872

Antique Map of China and Mongolia

China and Mongolia antique map

China and Mongolia - Pour Servier a l'Histoire Generale de Voyages Tiree des Auteurs Anglois, N. Bellin 1749

Condition: Good imprint and paper, some age discolouration, contemporary ink inscription top left.

Title: An antique map of China and Mongolia.
Medium: Copperplate engraving. Image Size: 222 x 310mm , 9 x 12.25 " approx.
Order No. 2385 Price: SOLD Paper Size: 238 x 357mm, 9.25 x 14 " approx.
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Jacques Nicolas Bellin 1703 - 72

Bellin spent over fifty years at the French Hydrographic Service where he was appointed the first Ingeniuer hydrogrographe de la Marine. During his time there he was commissioned to carry out major surveys, first of the coasts of France and later all the known coasts of the world. This resulted in production of a large number of sea charts of the highest quality which appeared in many editions with varying numbers of charts to the end of the century.

He was appointed Hydrographer to the King and was a member of the Royal Society in London.
Atlases by Bellin include:

Maps for Prevost's L'Histoire Générale des Voyages - 1747-61.
Atlas Maritime - 1751.
Neptune François - 1753 and re-issues.
Partie occidentale et orientale de la Nouvelle France, ou du Canada - 1755.
Hydrographie Françoise: 2 volumes 1756-65 re-issues to 1802.
Guiana - 1757.
Essai géographique sur les Isles des Britanniques - 1757.
Petit Atlas Maritime: 5 Volumes - 1764.
Corsica - 1769.
Gulf of Venice - 1771.
Charts of the Caribbean - 1773.

Other Works by Jacques Nicolas Bellin

18th century map of China and Mongolia by Bellin.

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