"Carte delle Isole Malouine dette dagl' Inglesi Isole Falkland", de la Rue, Philippe
Subject: Falkland Islands
Period: 1775 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.6 x 8.8 inches
34.5 x 22.4 cm
This is a rare Italian edition of La Rue's chart of the Falkland islands, originally published in 1771. The simple chart shows only a partial outline of the western island and identifies only a few place names. The map is decorated with a simple title cartouche, rhumb lines, and a fleur-de-lys.
References: cf. Fordham (MCC-11) #18.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with a faint damp stain in blank margin at top left.