Allezard, Jean Joseph

1817

Antique nautical chart of Beirut, Lebanon and approaches

Barut ( Beirut ) Lebanon

DESCRIPTION: Antique maritime chart of the area around and including Beirut, Lebanon, then considered part of Syria ( "Syrie" ). This old copperplate-engraved map extends from Cape Danthon to the east past Beirut and then follows the coast northward until approximately the town of Juniyah. A few soundings and anchorages are defined. Sea charts of ports on the Levantine coast of the Eastern Mediterranean from this time period are somewhat scarce.

One of 163 plates of ports on the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Black seas from Allezard's atlas "Recueil de 163 des principaux plans des ports et rades de la Mediterranée, dont 40 ont été derniérement publiés par Jean Joseph Allezard ancien capitaine de marine et plusieurs des autres corrigés" . This atlas was a re-issue of Joseph Roux's atlas published from Marseille in several editions beginning in 1764. Published by Joseph Gamba from Livorno, Italy. Plate 119.

CREATOR: Allezard, Jean Joseph

PUBLICATION DATE: 1817

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Italy

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean Sea

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean on strong chain-laid paper with no condition issues.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 7 " x 5 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 4

PRICE: $135


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