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Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Occidental, Contenant les Cotes Occidentales de l'Europe et les Cotes Orientales de l'Amerique

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A beautifully designed and engraved chart of the northern Atlantic ("Western") Ocean, crossed with rhumb lines and featuring good coastal detail. The map encompasses eastern North America, all of the West Indies and Central America, northern South America, and on the other side of the ocean, France and Spain and the bulge of western Africa. Surrounding the whole is a magnificent rococo "frame" border adorned with a globe, map, compass and other navigational and surveying instruments.
Item Number: GG2623
Cartographer: Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Place & Date: Paris / 1761
Size: 21 5/8" x 15 5/8"
Condition: wash & outline color
Price: SOLD