"Carte de l'Archipel Presentee au Ministre Maurepas", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1745 (dated)
Publication: Hydrographie Francoise
Color: Black & White
21.3 x 30.3 inches
54.1 x 77 cm
Large-scale sea chart of the Greek Archipelago. The handsome chart is finely engraved and crossed with rhumb lines. The seal of the Depot de la Marine is at bottom with Prix Un Franc et demi.
Fine, sturdy paper and a dark impression with some minor offsetting and surface soil that erases easily.