"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Occidental",
Period: 1742 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
30.5 x 20.5 inches
77.5 x 52.1 cm
Very attractive sea chart of the Atlantic, north of the equator with good coastal detail. Typical of the strong engraving and thick sturdy paper of the great French survey. Fleur-de-lis, rhumb lines, and pleasing color make this a handsome chart. Two worm tracks have been filled, but do not detract from the map. Couple of small tears and bottom split confined to the margins, else very fine.