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BELLIN Jacques-Nicolas. Geographical essay on...

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BELLIN Jacques-Nicolas. Geographical essay on the British Isles. First part, containing a description of England, Scotland and Ireland Second part containing the portulan or road of the coasts of England, Scotland and Ireland. Pour joindre à la carte de ces îles Paris, Nyon, 1759; 2 volumes in-12 contemporary marbled calf, spines decorated. Edition accompanied by 16 engraved plates, 5 of which are folded maps and 11 of views and plans. A renowned hydrographer and cartographer, Bellin gave nearly 1000 contributions to Diderot's Encyclopedia.