Michelot and Bremond

1730

Antique French nautical chart of Ibiza and Formentera, Balearic Islands, Spain

Partie de l'Isle d'Yvice et des Isles Fromentieres Par les S.es Michelot et Bremond. Avec privilege du Roy. 1730.

DESCRIPTION: Attractive and authentic antique engraved nautical chart of the Balearic islands of Ibiza and Formentera, Spain. Includes the noted locations of St. Hilaire, Porto Magno, Cap Saline, Isle des Salines, and Isle Tagomago. The authors identify anchorages, navigation hazards, depth soundings, watering locations, and a shallow northern passage between the islands labeled "on peut passer ici par un beau tems." Shows the port and the town of Elvissa labeled "Yvice".

This small antique chart is one of 37 port plans and harbor charts published by Henry Michelot and Laurens Bremond ca. 1730 in their small-scale atlas of Mediterranean ports: "Recueil de Plusieurs Plans de Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée."

Contains a carefully colored compass rose with north oriented to the right,

CREATOR: Michelot and Bremond

PUBLICATION DATE: 1730

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Spain

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Good.  On solid laid paper with ample margins. Somewhat uniformly grubby overall, consistent with nearly 300 year age. Evident platemark.

COLORING: Modern detailed outline color on the compass rose.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 10 " x 7 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 13

PRICE: $350


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