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Publisher: DÉPÔT GÉNÉRAL DE LA MARINE / BELLIN, J.N.
Title: Carte Réduite Du Golphe Du Mexique Et Des Isles De L' Amérique..
Published in: Paris dated year 17, or 1808
   
Size: 22.0 x 34.3 inches.
55.9 x 87.2 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: Printed on heavy paper. Overall in very good condition.
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A well engraved and highly detailed chart prepared by Bellin of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. In addition to a magnificent title cartouche and a color key to the European colonial powers in the region.
The map features multiple rhumb lines, current indicators, depth soundings and many names along the coast . The direction of the currents is also shown. An excellent wide margined example of this interesting chart.
According to the title a second edition (dated "year 17," or 1808).
Published by the Depot Générale de la marine with stamp and Prix. Trente Sols
In upper right corner number 67.

Bellin, the Depot de la Marine's senior hydrographic engineer, beginning in 1721, wrote a 5 volume treatise on Gulf Navigation in 1749, which is notable for its harsh treatment of Henry Popple's map of North America.
Reference: Phillips, Atlases 588.



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