Santini, Paolo
1776

Balearic islands of Minorca, Majorca, Ibiza, Spain.

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Carte des isles de Majorque Minorque et Yvice. Par Mr. Bellin, Ingenieur du Roy et de la Marine. A Venise. Par P. Santini.

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Attractive old antique map of of the Balearic Islands of Ibiza ( Catalan= Eivissa ), Majorca ( Mallorca ), and Minorca ( Menorca ). Coverage of dozens of villages and geographic features including: Isles Fromentieres, Ibiza village, Chateau St. Hilaire, Isle Cabraire, Baie d'Artas, Cap de Pedra, Isle Dragoniere, Cap Fromentelli, Port Colomb, Cap Mahon, Cap Bajoli, and Cap de Citadella. Sparse soundings and anchorages are identified.

Includes two inset maps: a) Detailed inset map (8" x 5") of the Port of Mahon, Majorca with Fort St. Philippe, Fort St. Charles, and the village of Mahon. 17 important locations are listed in a legend above the inset and tied to map locations though alphabetic references. b) Inset of the western Mediterranean showing the relative location of the three Balearic islands to other geographic features and to population centers. Contains a central compass rose with radiating rhumb lines.

By Paolo Santini after the work of Jacques Bellin of the French Depot de la Marine. From Santini's "Atlas Universel". Published from Venice, Italy ca. 1776.

CREATOR: Santini, Paolo

PUBLICATION DATE: 1776

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Spain

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Good,  On thick watermarked chain-laid paper with wide margins. Some age-toning faintly visible along the single vertical centerfold. Repaired tear at left intruding 1/4" past the neatline would be covered by a mat.

COLORING: Outline hand color.

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SIZE: 21 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $

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