Barbados


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1367Small antique map of Barbados by Bellin.DetailsBellin, Jacques Nicolas1754
Small antique map of Barbados in the Caribbean
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
1754
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$0.00Bellin--Jacques-NicolasSmall-antique-map-of-Barbados-in-the-CaribbeanSOLD <br></br> Small antique map of Barbados by J.N. Bellin. This hand-colored map shows the island of Barbados, a Caribbean island in the Lesser Antilles. Barbados was an English colony at the time this little map was printed. Depicts the capital city of Barbados- Bridgetown as well as many other towns, island parishes and attractive interior topographic detail. <br></br> French hydrographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was born in Paris and educated as an engineer. In 1741, Bellin 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. Published in the 15-volume "Histoire Generale des Voyages" of Antoine François Prévost. Published from Paris in 1754. Tome 15. Page 567.
1451Jefferys and Sayer's map of Barbados in the Caribbean Sea.DetailsJefferys, Thomas1775
Mayo Jefferys Sayers Chart of Barbados West-India Atlas
Jefferys, Thomas
1775
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$0.00Jefferys--ThomasMayo-Jefferys-Sayers-Chart-of-Barbados-West-India-AtlasSOLD<BR></BR> Fine antique British chart of the Island of Barbados in the Caribbean Sea. With two inset coastal elevation views of Barbados as seen from W.N.W. at a distance of 9 leagues (27 mi.) offshore and 7 leagues (21 mi.) offshore. Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles, in the Caribbean region of North America. After a survey by William Mayo. Sheet X. <br></br> The chart is from the scarce <b>first issue of The West-India Atlas, 1775 by Sayer</b>, the other issues being 1781, 1787, 1794, 1796, 1807, and 1818 published by Sayer and then later by Laurie and Whittle. <a href="https://www.davidrumsey.com/home" target="_blank">(Online).</a> <br></br> "The West-India Atlas: or, A Compendious Description of the West-Indies: illustrated with Forty Correct Charts and Maps, taken from Actual Surveys. Together with An Historical Account of the Several Countries and Islands which compose that part of the world. Their Discovery, Situation, Extent, Boundaries, Product, Trade, Inhabitants, Strength, Government, Religion, &c." <br></br> Authors: William Mayo, Thomas Jefferys. Publishers: Robert Sayer. Jefferys died in 1771; Sayer acquired Jefferys' materials in preparation for this atlas, and published the atlas posthumously under his name. Publisher's attribution reads: London, Printed for Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller Number 53 in Fleet Street as the act directs 20 February 1775.