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Imprint: Amsterdam, 1773
Binding: Hardback
Quarto (280 x 225 mm.), contemporary quarter calf, marbled paper boards, light wear. With 9, (3) pp., typographic title page, Avertissement, Table Indicative and Liste des Cartes. With 40 copper plate engraved maps, some folding, all in very good full contemporary wash colour. With waterstain to bottom of first 2 blank endpapers and titlepage, otherwise in good condition.
A very nice atlas which covers the non-European world. All the maps are in very fine early wash colour. Provenance: Charles Deveraux manuscript ownership mark on front flyleaf and title page.
Stock number:7645.
£ 3950.00 ( approx. $US 5140.53 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1763
41 x 58.5 cm. Uncoloured chart, with a large inset of the island of Cayenne. Rhumb lines. Some creasing and marking to bottom margin.
Stock number:3306.
£ 100.00 ( approx. $US 130.14 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1752
21 x 30.5 cms., in good condition apart from a lower margin repair
From Prevost's "Histoire Générale des Voyages". Shirley BL G.Prev 1a.
Stock number:4013.
£ 85.00 ( approx. $US 110.62 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1758
55 x 40 cms., with a tear to the upper margin just into the image, otherwise okay.
A fine classic early large scaled map of Barbados. Campbell identifies two issues without giving priority but it is our understanding that this example is the earlier of the two. Campbell in TMCC 21, no.33, pl.14.
Stock number:4209.
£ 500.00 ( approx. $US 650.70 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1750
550 x 890 mm., printed on fine thick paper. With two further folds to facilitate its placement in the atlas.
This beautifully engraved sea chart was issued undoubtedly to accompany the first main edition of Bellin's 'Hydrographie Francoise'. Bellin is most noted for his excellent contribution to marine cartography. This example focuses on the Gold Coast of Africa and extends southwards to take in the Island of St. Thomas on the equator. Shirley BL M.Bell 2a no. 23.
Stock number:4384.
£ 275.00 ( approx. $US 357.88 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1753
540 x 840 mm., in early outline colour. A couple of minor tears to lower margin and upper left corner, restored. Otherwise fine, printed on lovely thick paper.
A lovely large sea chart of the South Atlantic Ocean displaying a near complete South America. The south west coastline of Africa is also featured in detail. Bellin was undoubtedly the finest marine cartographer from France during the eighteenth century.
Stock number:4312.
£ 325.00 ( approx. $US 422.96 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1750
420 x 590 mm., in good condition printed on thick paper.
This early chart by Nicolas Bellin details the Gold Coast of Africa. Bellin (1703-72) was Hydrographer in the French Dépôt de la Marine. With access to the latest navigational reports, he produced a great many maps and charts of excellent quality. This particular one appeared in the "Hydrographie Francoise". It is an early edition, without number, price or stamp of the Depot de la Marine. NMM 210 no. 129; Shirley Atlases in the BL M.Bell 2a no. 24.
Stock number:4526.
£ 375.00 ( approx. $US 488.02 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
390 x 305 mm., in good condition.
A finely engraved sea chart of the waters of the English Channel, the Bay of Biscay and the Spanish peninsula extending eastwards to Toulon. It is from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. Phillips 638 & 3508; Shirley BL M. Bell 5a; Nordenskiold Collection 1; National Maritime Museum no. 211.
Stock number:7796.
£ 250.00 ( approx. $US 325.35 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
230 x 315 mm., in early wash colour and good condition.
An attractive map of the island of Hindoustan or northern India from Jacques Nicolas Bellin's greatest atlas, the 'Petit Atlas Maritime'. This copperplate engraved map shows the whole northern India with detail naming towns, cities and rivers. 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:7412.
£ 85.00 ( approx. $US 110.62 )
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Imprint: The Hague, c.1765
200 x 280 mm., with full original wash colour in good condition.
A map of the Pacific coast of Tartary displaying Sakhalin Island. It was published in the very rare Dutch edition of Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost's (1697-1763) 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'. Refer Shirley BL G.Prev 1a.
Stock number:8606.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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Imprint: Paris, 1764
230 x 300 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 Nigeria in the east to Ghana in the west at the mouth of the River Volta. Lagos itself is identified by 'Cap Lagos'. 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:8609.
£ 125.00 ( approx. $US 162.67 )
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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.
£ 4000.00 ( approx. $US 5205.60 )
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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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