"Carte Reduite du Golphe de Gascogne Seconde Edition de 1757…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1757 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francaise
Color: Hand Color
34.5 x 21.5 inches
87.6 x 54.6 cm
Very handsome chart of the Bay of Biscay with the north coast of Spain from Cap Finisterre, and west coast of France north to Brest. Locates Bayone, Bordeaux, Nantes, etc. with information on soundings and anchorages. Ornamented with a large title cartouche and a large compass rose with fleur-de-lis and rhumb lines.
Beautiful impression and coloring with gold highlights in cartouche.