Carte du Comte de Kent et du Pas de Calais
Full colored old antique sea chart produced by the Depot de la Marine in 1759. This chart, produced by J.N. Bellin, covers many areas of historical importance including the English Channel, and the Thames river as far as London, Dover, Calais, Beachy Head, Dunkirk. Good coverage of inland cities, towns, and road in England including New Haven. Croydon, Bromley, Deal, Sandwich, Rochester and many, many more. Numerous soundings and details of the sandbanks near Dover, Dunkirk, and the entrance to the Thames River. Highly decorative dated cartouche at bottom right.
Carte du Comte de Kent et du Pas de Calais pour Servir aux Vaisseaux du Roy Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine…
BODY OF WATER: English Channel
Thick paper. Clean. Repaired splitting at the borders of the vertical centerfold. Good 1" width borders. Top border appears to have repairs and some possible filling but all will be covered by matting.
COLORING: Full color
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