"Carte de la Mer Mediterranee Dressee pour le Voyage de Mr. de Chateaubriand", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre
Period: 1811 (dated)
Color: Black & White
30 x 18.7 inches
76.2 x 47.5 cm
A wide ranging chart centered on the Mediterranean that extends from Spain & Portugal to Turkey and the Holy Land. It shows considerable detail of coastlines, islands, major rivers and mountain ranges. Three insets of Morea [Peloponnesus], Syria & Palestine, and Anatolia.
Nice impression on very thick hand laid paper. Folding as issued with binding trim at right. Toned along upper half of one fold, trace of offsetting.