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Carte de L'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou L'Isle de St Domingue,
Carte de L'Isle d'Hayti, Aujour d'hui l'Espagnole, ou L'Isle de St Domingue, avec les Isles voisins... {repeated in Dutch.]
J. V. Schley direx.
[The Hague, c.1760.]
Engraved map. 245 x 345mm (9¾ x 13½") large margins. Binding folds flattened, rubbed area on right border.
A map of Hispaniola, now divided between Haiti and the Domincan Republic, with eastern Cuba and Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the Turks & Caicos Islands. Engraved by Jakob van der Schley for a Dutch edition of Prevost's 'Histoire de Voyages', which reproduced the original illustrations by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.
[Ref: 45247]   £160.00  
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Ancien Mexico. Oud Mexico. [&] Nouveau Mexico. Nieuw Mexico.
Ancien Mexico. Oud Mexico. [&] Nouveau Mexico. Nieuw Mexico.
J. V. Schley direx.
[The Hague, c.1760.]
Pair of engravings. Each c. 210 x 290mm (8¼ x 11½"). Binding folds flattened.
Pair of views of the development of Mexico City. The first shows the early Spanish settlement, built after the Conquistadors had destroyed the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan in 1521. The second is a view of the city from the mid-1600s, taken from Montanus, showing the city after the lake had been drained after the terrible floods of 1621. Both views were engraved by Jakob van der Schley for a Dutch edition of Prevost's 'Histoire de Voyages', which reproduced the original illustrations by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.
[Ref: 33708]   £260.00   view all images for this item
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Carte Generale des Costes de L'Europe sur L'Ocean Comprises depuis Dronthem en Norwege Jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar.
Carte Generale des Costes de L'Europe sur L'Ocean Comprises depuis Dronthem en Norwege Jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar.
[Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin for the the Depot de la Marine, c.1750.]
Coloured engraving. 610 x 860mm. Repairs to centrefold.
A large sea chart of Northern Europe from Norway to the Straits of Gibraltar. Originally published by Jaillot in the monumental sea atlas, the 'Neptune François', 1693.
[Ref: 602]   £480.00  
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Plan des Ville et Citadelle de Plymouth.
Plan des Ville et Citadelle de Plymouth.
[by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.]
[Paris, 1764.]
Engraved map with hand colour. 235 x 185mm (9¼ x 7¼"). Very large margins.
A plan of Plymouth, showing the bastions of the Citadel, published in the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'.
[Ref: 38777]   £130.00  
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Carte de la Baye et Port de Plimouth.
Carte de la Baye et Port de Plimouth.
[by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.]
[Paris, 1764.]
Engraved chart with hand colour. 230 x 185mm (9 x 7¼"). Very large margins.
A chart of Plymouth Sound, marking 'Plimouth' and Saltash, published in the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'.
[Ref: 38779]   £130.00  
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Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St Laurent
Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St Laurent Depuis son Embouchure jusqu'au dessus de Quebec. Pour servir à l'Histoire Générale des Voyages.
Par M.B. Ing. de la M.e 1757.
[Paris: Didot Libraire, c.1760.]
Engraved map with fine hand colour. 210 x 310mm (8¼ x 12¼"). Very large margins.
Map of the mouth of the St Lawrence River, showing from Anticosti Island to just west of Quebec, engraved by Jacques Nicolas Bellin for Prevost's 'Histoire'. The Seven Years' War (1756-63) had already started: two years later Quebec fell to the English.
[Ref: 37064]   £140.00  
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Carta del Corso del Flume di S. Lorenzo
Carta del Corso del Flume di S. Lorenzo dalla foce fin sopra Quebec.
[after Jacques Nicolas Bellin.]
[Italian, c.1770.]
Engaved map with hand colour. 210 x 310mm (8¼ x 12¼").
A copy of Bellin's 1757 map of the mouth of the St Lawrence River, showing from Anticosti Island to just west of Quebec, from an Italian edition of Prevost's 'Histoire'. Originally published at the beginning of the Seven Years' War (1756-63), two years before Quebec fell to the English.
[Ref: 37065]   £120.00  
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Carte des Entrées de la Tamise...
Carte des Entrées de la Tamise...
Par le S. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine.
[Paris] MDCCLXIX [1769].
Large format engraved chart. 595 x 890mm (23½ x 35". Very large margins.
A detailed chart of the Thames Estuary, showing the coastline from Orford Ness south to Hythe, and the Thames up to London. Unusually for a chart, the main roads of Essex and Kent are also shown.
[Ref: 39402]   £480.00  
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