Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

1693

Antique chart of English Coast with Poole, Isle of Wight, Christchurch, Portsmouth

Carte Particuliere des Costes Meridionales d'Angleterre qui comprend l'Isle de Wicht et le havre de Porsmouth avec les autres Isles, Bancs, et Costes qui sont entre le Havre des Chichester et celuy de La Pole.

DESCRIPTION: Large, bold, antique nautical chart of the south coast of England including portions of the counties of Dorset ( Dorchester ), Hampshire ( Southampton ), and Sussex. Dark, graphically pleasing impression with numerous rhumb lines and three extremely decorative compass roses. Coverage includes Wareham, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbor, Swanage Bay ( Baye de Sandwich ) , Christchurch, Nash, Milford, Lymington, Southampton River, Portsea Island and Portsmouth, Hayling Island, and Thorney Island, and the Harbor of Chichester.

From the NEPTUNE FRANÇOIS, entitled: "Le Neptune François ou Atlas des Cartes Marines Levées et Gravées par Ordre Exprés du Roy. Pour L'usage de Ses Armées de Mer, dans Lequel on Voit la Description Exacte ee Toutes les Côtes de la Mer Oceane, & de la Mer Baltique, Depuis la Norwege Jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar." Published by French royal geographer Alexis-Hubert Jaillot from Paris in 1693. Published with the royal privilege granted by King Louis XIV. Drawn by C. Berey.

CREATOR: Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

PUBLICATION DATE: 1693

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: England

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Good.  On very heavy paper with a pleasing heavy, dark imprint. Fairly clean except light brownish discoloration largely on the top and on the verso. Short top margin at about 5/16 inch.

COLORING: None.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 34 " x 24 "

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PRICE: $1450


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