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1439Popple:  Scarce harbor plan of Fort-de-France, Martinique.DetailsPopple, Henry1742
Antique plan Fort-de-France Bay on Martinique, France Caribbean
Popple, Henry
$85.00Popple--HenryAntique-plan-Fort-de-France-Bay-on-Martinique--France-CaribbeanAntique chart fragment ca. 1742 of Baie de Fort-de-France or Fort-de-France Bay on the west side of the Island of Martinique, an overseas region of France. Includes Fort-de-France (Fort Royal). With soundings and sand banks delineated. Key locations named on the map include Flemish Bay, Grand and Petit Islets, Ramieres or Ramiers Ilet, and Cul de Sac au Hay. <br></br> This antique map was originally published by Covens and Mortier in 1742 in "Les Principales Forteresses Ports etc. de L'Amerique Septentrionale" a sheet containing harbor and island maps and plans of the Americas. This map is a fragment trimmed from the larger sheet. <br></br> That sheet of 18 maps and plans of islands and harbors was published by Covens and Mortier to replace Popple's original large map of 20 sheets with a more manageable six-sheet version. Popple's original map was titled: "A Map of the British Empire in America with the French, Spanish and the Dutch Settlements adjacent thereto".
3594Jefferys: Sayer map of Martinique, Caribbean Sea.DetailsJefferys, Thomas1775
Antique nautical chart of Martinique West-India Atlas Jefferys Sayer
Jefferys, Thomas
$900.00Jefferys--ThomasAntique-nautical-chart-of-Martinique-West-India-Atlas-Jefferys-SayerFine, very desirable chart of Martinique (Martinico) in the the Caribbean Sea. A beautiful British-published chart based on hydrographic surveys by English engineers before 1775. Inset port plan of Cul de Sac Royal or Fort de France Bay. <br></br> The chart is from the scarce <b>first issue of 1775 by Sayer</b>, the other issues being 1781, 1787, 1794, 1796, 1807, and 1818 published by Sayer and then Laurie and Whittle. <a href="" target="_blank">(Online).</a> Publishers attribution reads: "London. Printed for Rob.t Sayer, Map and Printseller. No 53 in Fleet Street as the Act directs 20th Feb.y 1775. <br></br> From: "The West-India Atlas: or, A Compendious Description of the West-Indies: illustrated with Forty Correct Charts and Maps, taken from Actual Surveys. Together with An Historical Account of the Several Countries and Islands which compose that part of the world. Their Discovery, Situation, Extent, Boundaries, Product, Trade, Inhabitants, Strength, Government, Religion, &c." Authors: Gerard van Keulen, Thomas Jefferys. Publishers: Robert Sayer. Jefferys died in 1771; Sayer acquired Jefferys' materials in preparation for this atlas, and published the atlas posthumously under his name.
260Antique nautical chart/ map of the island of Martinique, CaribbeanDetailsMonnier, Paul1893
Carte Generale de la Martinique
Monnier, Paul
$375.00Monnier--PaulCarte-Generale-de-la-MartiniqueStriking, antique sea chart / map of the island of Martinique, an overseas reion of France, in the eastern Caribbean. This large chart is an 1877 edition of a chart first produced in 1831 by Monnier for France's Depot de la Marine, printed with corrections in 1893. . The chart is a fine example of the extensive use of hachuring to convey interior details of the island. <br></br> Lighthouses dotted in yellow. Contains the circular seal for the Depot General de la Marine .