Bellin, Nicholas

, geographical engineer of the marine, and member of the royal society of London, was born at Paris in 1703, and died the 21st of March 1772. He had a singular knowledge in his art, which he employed | with great industry. He published, under the title of “< Hy-f drpgraphie Frangoise,” a series of marine charts, to the number of -fourscore. 2. “Essais geographiques sur les isles Britanniques,1763, in 4to. 3. “Essais sur le Guyane,1757, 4to. 4-.“Le petit Atlas Maritime,” 4 vols. 4to. 5. “Le Neptune Frangais,1753, fol. and some other works very imperfectly catalogued in our authority. 1