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Imprint: Paris, 1764
22 x 35 cms., early wash colour in fine condition
A lovely sea chart from arguably Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. It shows the English Channel from the Straits of Dover through to the tips of Cornwall and Brittany. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1 no. 10; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:4095.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1758-[59]
Quarto (260 x 195 mm.), full contemporary mottled calf, very ornate gilt spine with raised bands, red morocco gilt lettered label affixed. With engraved title page by Pierre-Philippe Choffard dated 1758 & 13 maps by Bellin. 8 of these are folding, two in early colour, there are also 9 engraved vignettes in the text, 8 of which are views, pp. xii, 171. With original silk tie. A few leaves a little browned, one or two foxmarks, map of Barbados with rustmarks.
A rare work describing the British colonies in the Antilles with engraved title and 13 maps by Jacques Nicolas Bellin. It includes historic and geographical accounts of Jamaica, Antigua, Barbuda, St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis, Monserrat, Barbados, Anguilla, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda and the Lucayes or Bahamas. Eight of maps are folding, of note are those of the Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and Bermuda. There are also 9 engraved vignettes in the text, 8 of which are views. Although dated 1758 on the title page the map of Jamaica is dated 1759. Phillips, Atlases 3940; Sabin 4553; Shirley BL T.Bell 2a.
Stock number:8136.
£ 3950.00 ( approx. $US 5140.53 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
230 x 360 mm., with early wash colour.
This chart of the approaches to Port au Prince on the island of Hispaniola is from Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508 vol. 1 no. 68; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Maritime Museum no. 211 no. 232; Sellers & Van Ee 1890.
Stock number:7428.
$US 150.00
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
21.5 x 17cm. In excellent condition, with some wash colour.
Ex 'Petit Atlas Maritime'.
Stock number:3089.
£ 60.00 ( approx. $US 78.08 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
215 x 180 mm., in early wash colour.
A plan of the harbour of Valinco on the island of Corsica. It is from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1 no. 10; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:4850.
£ 190.00 ( approx. $US 247.27 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
27 x 33cm.Uncoloured, centrefold, very slight discolouration top margin.
ex'Petit Atlas Maritime'
Stock number:2791. ISBN:r
£ 95.00 ( approx. $US 123.63 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
280 x 335 mm., in early wash colour, in good condition.
An attractive map of Bengal from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. This copperplate engraved map shows the whole region in great detail with villages, towns and rivers featured. Dhaka (Decca) in present day Bangladesh is prominently displayed unlike Calcutta (Coolecatte) in West Bengal. The rococo-style title cartouche bears a distance scale. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1 no. 10; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:7411.
£ 175.00 ( approx. $US 227.74 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
225 x 180 mm., in good condition.
A detailed plan of the town of Astrakhan on the Volga River at the northern end of the Caspian Sea. It is from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:5771.
£ 85.00 ( approx. $US 110.62 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1760
205 x 280 mm., in good condition.
The Island of Goree is a small island of just 45 acres (0.2 sq. km.) located only 2 km at sea from the main harbour of Dakar, Senegal. It was first occupied by the Portuguese c.1450 as a post to enable further southward exploration down the coast of Africa. In turn it became a Dutch, French and English possession. From 'Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes les Relations de Voyages par Mer et par Terre ...' first issued in 1745 followed by a total of twenty volumes.
Stock number:7408.
£ 70.00 ( approx. $US 91.10 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1760
205 x 360 mm., folding as issued, in good condition.
The Island of Goree is a small island of just 45 acres (0.2 sq. km.) located only 2 km at sea from the main harbour of Dakar, Senegal. It was first occupied by the Portuguese c.1450 as a post to enable further southward exploration down the coast of Africa. In turn it became a Dutch, French and English possession. From 'Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes les Relations de Voyages par Mer et par Terre ...' first issued in 1745 followed by a total of twenty volumes. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu.
Stock number:7409.
£ 110.00 ( approx. $US 143.15 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
200 x 265 mm., early wash colour in good condition.
An attractive map of the island of Goree, a small island of just 45 acres (0.2 sq. km.) located only 2 km at sea from the main harbour of Dakar, Senegal. It was first occupied by the Portuguese c.1450 as a post to enable further southward exploration down the coast of Africa. In turn it became a Dutch, French and English possession. It is from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. This copperplate engraved chart shows the whole island in detail. The rococo-style title cartouche bears a distance scale. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1 no. 10; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:7410.
£ 120.00 ( approx. $US 156.17 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
225 x 180 mm., early wash colour.
A detailed plan of the town of Astrakhan on the Volga River at the northern end of the Caspian Sea. It is from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1 no. 10; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:8023.
£ 95.00 ( approx. $US 123.63 )
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Imprint: Amsterdam, 1771
220 x 300 mm., in early wash colour, in good condition.
This example of Nicolas Bellin's map of Peru was engraved by A. v. Krevelt in 1771 for the Dutch edition of Antoine Francois Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. It is shown in good detail with mountains, rivers and villages clearly marked. Refer to Shirley BL G.Prev 1a.
Stock number:7909.
£ 55.00 ( approx. $US 71.58 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
195 x 360 mm., with early wash colour, in good condition.
This detailed map is of the province of Quito in Peru and is from Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:7911.
£ 50.00 ( approx. $US 65.07 )
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Imprint: Madrid, 1856
360 x 445 mm., tinted lithograph, in good condition.
An excellent coloured lithograph of the Battle of Cape St. Vincent on 14 February 1797. It was one of the earliest battles in the Anglo-Spanish War of 1796-1808. The British fleet was commanded by Admiral Sir John Jervis and defeated the larger Spanish one under Admiral Don José de Córdoba y Ramos near Cape St. Vincent, Portugal. The scene is drawn and lithographed by Augusto de Belvedere and J. J. Martinez. It was published by José Ferrer de Coutoand and José March y Labores in 'Historia de la Marina Real Española. Desde el Descubrimiento de las Américas hasta el Combate de Trafalgar... '
Stock number:9703.
£ 250.00 ( approx. $US 325.35 )
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Imprint: London, John Murray, 1820
285 x 470 mm., in early wash colour, otherwise in good condition.
This fine hand coloured engraving is from Giovanni Battista Belzoni's 'Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia' published in London 1820 by John Murray. It was one of the most influential and impressive books published on Egyptology. Abbey Travel 268; Blackmer 117.
Stock number:8072.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, Henri Charpentier, 1864
270 x 320 mm., tinted lithograph in good condition.
This attractive view of road to La Turbie is part of the 'Route de la Corniche et Monaco'. Monaco itself can be seen in the distance. A coach and horses is upon the road. It is from Felix Benoist's work entitled 'Nice et Savoie, site pittoresque ...'. Benoist (1818-96) was born in Saumur and became an artist whose works were often made into lithographs. Benezit.
Stock number:8759.
£ 210.00 ( approx. $US 273.29 )
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Imprint: Paris, Henri Charpentier, 1864
270 x 320 mm., tinted lithograph in good condition.
This attractive view of the beach and the Promenade des Anglais in Nice is taken from the height of the ancient chateau. It is from Felix Benoist's work entitled 'Nice et Savoie, site pittoresque ...'. Benoist (1818-96) was born in Saumur and became an artist whose works were often made into lithographs. Benezit.
Stock number:8756.
£ 285.00 ( approx. $US 370.90 )
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Imprint: Paris, Henri Charpentier, 1864
270 x 320 mm., tinted lithograph in good condition.
This view is taken from the waterfront by Mont Boron looking towards the town of Nice. It is from Felix Benoist's work entitled 'Nice et Savoie, site pittoresque ...'. Benoist (1818-96) was born in Saumur and became an artist whose works were often made into lithographs. Benezit.
Stock number:8760.
£ 250.00 ( approx. $US 325.35 )
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Imprint: Paris, Henri Charpentier, 1864
270 x 320 mm., tinted lithograph in good condition.
This attractive view of the port of Nice is taken from the height of the ancient chateau. It is from Felix Benoist's work entitled 'Nice et Savoie, site pittoresque ...'. Benoist (1818-96) was born in Saumur and became an artist whose works were often made into lithographs. Benezit.
Stock number:8755.
£ 285.00 ( approx. $US 370.90 )
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