Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

1762

Carte de la Baye de Gibraltar

Carte de la Baye De Gibraltar Dressee au Depost des Cartes de la Marine Pour Le Service Des Vaisseaux Du Roy Par Ordre de M.Le Duc de Choiseul Ministre de la Guerre et De la Marine

DESCRIPTION: Large, original, antique French sea chart of the Bay and Rock of Gibraltar from 1762. Noted features include the village and mountain of Gibraltar, Fort St. Philippe, Fort St. Roch, Pointe de Mala, Pointe de Roquadillo, the River Entrance Tower ( Tour d'Entre los Rios ), the Admiral's Tower ( Tour de le Amirante ) , Algeciras, Ance de Getare, and Cape Carnero. With numerous soundings, navigational hazards, and anchorages.

Decorative title cartouche attributes the chart to: " le S. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine Ceuseur Royal & a."

CREATOR: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

PUBLICATION DATE: 1762

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: Bay of Gibraltar

CONDITION: Good.  Strong impression on good strong paper. One small wormhole at top upper left, not noticeable. Clean and bright with no foxing.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 22 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 58

PRICE: $550


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