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Imprint: Paris, 1764
210 x 350 mm., in early wash colour and good condition.
A detailed map of part of the Gold Coast of Africa now displaying the coast of present day eastern Nigeria and the town of Calabar. The work is based upon the 1699 slave voyage of James Barbot and John Grazilhier to the region. Sent by the French King they were instructed to acquire slaves. 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:8611.
£ 75.00 ( approx. $US 97.60 )
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Imprint: Amsterdam, c.1760
210 x 280 mm., in good condition.
This example of Nicolas Bellin's map of Juan Fernandez Island was engraved by Jacob van der Schley (1715-79) for the Dutch edition of Antoine Francois Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. It is shown in good detail with mountains and rivers clearly marked. With an attractive Rococo cartouche and profile view above. Refer to Shirley BL G.Prev 1a.
Stock number:7908.
£ 65.00 ( approx. $US 84.59 )
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Imprint: Paris, c.1765
265 x 280 mm., with full modern wash colour, folded as issued, in good condition.
A map of the coast of west Aftica from the equator north to the coast of Guinea. The island of Saint Thomas is prominently shown offshire. It was published in Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost's (1697-1763) 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. Shirley BL G.Prev 1a.
Stock number:9124.
£ 95.00 ( approx. $US 123.63 )
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Imprint: Paris, Plan de Bayonne, 1764
22 x 32.5cm. In excellent condition, with some wash colour.
Detailed section of coastline, Narbonne featured. Ex 'Petit Atlas Maritime'.
Stock number:3097.
£ 45.00 ( approx. $US 58.56 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
240 x 180 mm., early wash colour.
A detailed map of Coromandel on the south east coast of India. 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:8151.
£ 60.00 ( approx. $US 78.08 )
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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: 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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