"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Meridional…", Depot de la Marine
Period: 1753 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francoise
Color: Black & White
34 x 21.5 inches
86.4 x 54.6 cm
Handsome sea chart of the Southern Atlantic with a near complete South American continent (south of the Amazon River) and South Africa included. Detail is largely confined to the coastlines. Rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a decorative title cartouche make this a very attractive large chart. Depot de la Marine signet and Prix. Trente Sols.
Minor damp stain in upper corners.