Depot de la Marine

1878

Antique Nautical Chart of the North Sea and British Isles

Carte de la Mer du Nord et des Cotes des Isles Britanniques Publiee par Ordre de L'Empereur sousle Ministere de son Excellence … Chasseloupe Laubat … en 1866

DESCRIPTION: Large French antique nautical chart of the North Sea and the British Isles published in 1867 and updated with corrections to 1878. Detailed coverage includes the coasts of France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, and Norway from Bordeaux, France at the south all the way to Averoy, Norway at the north. Includes the Faroe, Orkney, and Shetland islands, the Skaggerak, English Channel ( la Manche ) , Irish Sea, and North Sea.

Several hundred coastal lighthouses and lighted navigational aids are highlighted with a red dot and a yellow highlight. Three pasted on paper corrections at bottom when issued by the Depot de la Marine. Number 2367.

CREATOR: Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 1878

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: British Isles

BODY OF WATER: North Sea

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean with no condition issues on heavy paper. Some darkening at top and bottom left corners in the margins. One horizontal fold as issued.

COLORING: None except red and yellow highlights on aids to navigation.

ENGRAVER: Jacobs

SIZE: 24 " x 35 "

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PRICE: $250


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