"A Correct Chart of the Mediterranean Sea, from the Straits of Gibraltar to the Levant; from the Latest and Best Observations", Seale, Richard William
Period: 1751 (circa)
Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History…
Color: Black & White
27.7 x 13.5 inches
70.4 x 34.3 cm
Finely engraved and detailed chart of the Mediterranean focusing only on the coastlines. A large inset features The Road of Leghorn (Livorno harbor). Includes a decorative compass rose with radiating rhumb lines & notes on known & unknown latitudes & longitudes, plus a very decorative title cartouche.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.RAP-2a #19.
Issued folding with light toning, a few small stains, and a fold separation at bottom that extends 0.5" into the image. A few other minor separations and edge tears are all confined to the blank margins.