North Sea Map old map Carte Reduite des Mers Nord Bellin 1758
Title: Carte Reduite des Mers Nord.
Antique map of the North Sea in fine hand coloring.
Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 1772). In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine.
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Size Leaf app.: 47 x 35 cm. 19.5 x 13.75 inches. image app.: 45.5 x 33 cm. 17.75 x 13 inches. Condition: Excellent folded map. Added right hand border.