Description des débouquemens qui sont au nord de l'isle de Saint-Domingue.

BELLIN Jaques-Nicolas (1773.)


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Second edition. Engraved title & 34 plates, incl. 11 folding charts. 4to. Fine contemporary French mottled calf, marbled endpapers. viii, 152pp. Versailles, Dept. de Marin,

A clean and bright copy of this important compilation of sailing directions for the waters north of St. Domingo. The work includes material concerning the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Bahamas, and also has a section and chart on Bermuda. Bellin was a noted naval engineer and hygrographer, who spent fifty years at the French Hydrographic Service. Both the first and second editions are scarce. Sabin, 4552.

Stock Code: 201432

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