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Plan de la Baye et du Bourg de Jacmel dans l'Isle de St. Domingue.


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A scarce chart of the bay and town of Jacmel, on the south coast of Haiti's southwestern peninsula, with multiple depth soundings and the topography of the surrounding countryside rendered in great detail. From the rare first edition of Recueil de vues des lieux principaux de la colonie francaise de Saint-Domingue, the atlas published as a companion to the six-volume Loix et constitutions des colonies françoises de l'Amérique sous le Vent by Moreau de Saint-Méry, a key chronicler of life on the French colony of Saint Domingue, today's Haiti, on the eve of the Haitian Revolution.
Item Number: RS2437
Cartographer: Moreau de Saint-Mery / Phelipeau
Place & Date: Paris / 1786 / 1791
Size: 14 3/4" x 9 1/2"
Condition: original color; light overall age toning; linen-backed
Price: SOLD