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Publisher: ROUX, J.
Title: Receuil Des Principaux Plans des Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée. . .
Published in: Marseille, 1764
Size: 7.1 x 9.1 inches.
18.0 x 23.0 cm.

Condition: Oblong 8vo. Full contemp. calf, engraved title, 121 numbered charts all dark impressions on thick paper and 2pp. index. Browning and some minor spotting to pages.
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A reasonable example of this extended edition with 121 (rather than 65 charts) this practical pilot book, clearly intended for use on shipboard. Containing 121 sea charts on heavy paper in black and white. Paper is crisp and impressions are very sharp.
Charming charts of ports along the Mediterranean coast. Including fine harbour plans of Algiers, Alicante, Barcelona, Cadiz, Gibraltar, Malaga, Marseilles, Naples, Oran, Palermo, Tangier, Toulon, Tripoli, Tunis, etc.
The various issues had different numbers of plates. Joseph Rouch had a chart-publishing and selling business in Marseilles during the middle and latter part of the 18th century.

The chart book contains the following charts :
SPAIN Baye et rade de Cadis [1], Baye de Gibraltar [2], Baye de Malaga [3], Baye de Almerie [4], [Coasts near Cartagena] [5], [Coast near Alicante] [6], [Harbor of Ibiza] [7], [Coast near Palma de Maiorca] [8], Baye d'Alcudia [with] Baye de Poyance [9], Plan du Port Mahon sur l'Isle Minorque [10], Baye de Sofa [11], Barcelone [12], [Coast on the island Medes with Cap de Rose] [13], Capdequie en Catalogne [14],
FRANCE Port Vendre en Roussillon [15], Roussillon [16], Etang de St. Martin [17], Cette [18], Bouc [19], Rade de Marseille [20], La Ciotat [21], Rade du Brusc [22], Toulon [23], Plan de la rade d'Engien [24], Baye d'Hieres [25], Plan de Ste. Marguerite [26], [Bay of Villefranche] [27],
ITAY Génes [28], Especia [29], Livourne [30], Golfe de Ferraro [31], Plan de Civitavechia [32], Ville et baye de Gayétte [33], Golfe de Naples [34],
CORSICA Plan de la Baye de Calvi sur l'Isle de Corse [35], Plan de Porto Vecchio [36], Carte des Bouches de Boniface [37],
SICILYGolfe de Palme [38], Baye de Cagliari [39], Messine [40], Plane de Melazzo [41], Palerme[42], Trapano [43], Sorgente [44], Saragosa [45], Agusta [46],
AFRICA Baye de Tanger [47], Baye de Marzaquivir [48], Arzeou ou Arzeni [49], Baye de Tanger [50], Port Genevés [51], Golfe de Tunis [52], [coast of Monestier] [53], [coasyts of Facs] [54], Tripoli [55],
MALTA Plan du Port de Malte [56], Port de Tarante [57], Port de Galipoli [58], Plan du Port et ville de Brindisi [59], I.St. Nicolas [and] Isle St. Domino [60],
ITALY La Ville d’Ancone [61], [coasts around Fort de la Volana and Point de la Panpose [62], Chiozza [63], Venise [64], Plan du Port de Trieste [65], Plan du Port Parenso [66], Canal de Farisina [67], Port St. George sur l'Isle de Lissa [68], Spalato [69], Dalmatie [70],
GREECE I. Corfou [71], Carte du mouillage de Corfou [72], Carte des isles S.te Maure [73], I: Cefalunia [74], [Island of Zante and Castel Tornese] [75], Ville et Port de Zante [76], Plan de la rade de Navarin [77], I. de Sapience [78], Morée [79], Port. St. Nicolo sur l'isle Serigo [80], Plan du Port et mouillage de Naples de Romanie [81], Isle de l'Especy [82], Isle Poro [83], Port Lion autrefois Port d'Athenes [84], Plan de la Mandry [85], I:Milo [86], Plan du Port de Cherse [87], Plan du Port de Zea sur l'Isle de ce nom [88], Plan du port Zira sur l’Isle de ce nom [89], Port Paros sur l’Isle de ce nom [90], Isle Paros [91] Plan du Port Nio sur l'Isle de ce nom [92], Plan du port des Trois Bouches sur l'Isle saint Georges d'Esquiro [93], Plan du Port de Chatte [94], Golphe du Vollo [95], Golfe de Salonique [96], Golphe de Cassandre [97],
TURKEY Entrée du Canal de Constantinople [98], Canal de Constantinople [99], Port S. Antoine sur l'isle de Lemnos [100], Plan du Port Sigre sur l'Isle Metelin [101], I.Metelin Port Olivier [102], Golfe de St. Drely [103], Plan de la rade de Follery [104], Golfe de Smirne [105], I.Scio [106], Isle Ipsera [and] Antipsera [107], Plan du Port Siagi [108], Isle Estampalie [109], Plan de l'Isle Spine Longue sur l'Isle Candie [110], La Sude [111], Isle Garbugi [112],
CYPRUSLimasol [113], Ernica [and] famagouste [114], [Charts of Siria with: Alexandretta [115], Tripoli [116], Barut [117], Plan de la Rade de Sour [118], Golfe de Caiffe [119], Alexandrie [120], Barbarie la Bombe C. Razatin [121].

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