Michelot and Bremond

1805

Portulan de la Mer Méditerranée

Portulan de la Mer Méditerranée ou Guide des Pilotes Cotiers, par Henry Michelot, ancient Pilote Hauturier sur les Galeres.

DESCRIPTION: Very rare antique edition of this book of sailing directions by Henry Michelot whose earliest career with Louis XIV's Corp des Galeres (Galley Corps) dates to approximately 1675. This edition published in French by Jean Mossy in 1805 is updated with sailing directions for the Levant coast and Greek Archipelago not found in the original 1703 edition.

For the collector of Michelot and Bremond sea charts this volume provides fascinating background and depth into their early works. 596 pages including an index. Includes a preface by Mossy. No maps or illustrations (as issued).

CREATOR: Michelot and Bremond

PUBLICATION DATE: 1805

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Good  Binding strong. Contents in good condition with no foxing although the cover shows its age with significant scuffing and wear on the bottom front right. Small piece of title page missing , not affecting any text.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 5 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $600


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