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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [An 18th century sea chart of Santo Domingo]
Carte Réduite des débouquements de St. Domingue... Paris: Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine, 1787. Coloured. 600 x 930mm.
A double-page sea-chart with rhumb lines, showing the northern coastline of Santo Domingo, featuring the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Lower Bahamas, eastern parts of Cuba and Jamaica, and the western end of Puerto Rico
[Ref: 17863]    £625.00 ($806 • €713 rates)


  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [A pre-Cook chart of the South Pacific]
Carte Reduite Des Mers Comprises Entre l'Asie et l'Amerique Apelées par les Navigateurs. Mer du Sud ou Mer Pacificque.. Paris, 1742-56. Coloured. 590 x 830mm.
A large and detailed chart of the South Pacific, originally published in 1742 but here updated to 1756. Published nearly 15 years before Cook's first circumnavigation, it only shows partial coastlines for Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. It also omits Hawaii, discovered by Cook in 1778, during his Third and last voyage around the world. The chart is decorated with a fine rococo cartouche.
[Ref: 16921]    £1,850.00 ($2,385 • €2,111 rates)


Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [An French sea chart of the Pacific after Dumont D'Urville]
Carte Générale de l'Océan Pacifique Dressée par M.M. d'Urville et Lottin d'apres les reconnaissances de la Corvette Astrolabe et les découvertes les plus récentes. 1833, revue en 1834. Paris: 1834. 630 x 930mm. Issued with edged linen on reverse. A fine example.
A detailed sea-chart of the Pacific Ocean south of Japan, Hawaii and San Francisco, showing the Philippines and Australia east to Cape Horn. It is based on the work of Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), the French explorer who commanded a scientific expedition 1826-35, and his assistant Victor Charles Lottin (1795-1858).
[Ref: 18866]    £450.00 ($580 • €513 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Baltic States 

Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [A French sea chart of the Gulf of Finland published the year of Waterloo]
Carte Réduite de la Mer Baltique. Vi.e Fueille Contenant Le Golfe de Finland d'après les Cartes Suédoises et Russes les plus récentres. Paris: 1815. 630 x 930mm.
A detailed sea-chart of the Gulf of Finland, marking three capital cities: Helingfors (Helinki, when it had been the Finnish capital for only three years), St Petersburg and Revel (Talinn, Estonia). The land areas are filled with coastal profiles and six inset details of ports, including Talinn. The dedication is to Arnail François (1757-1852), marquis de Jaucourt. With the Bourbon Restoration in 1814 he became a minister of state, remaining loyal to Louis XVIII during Napoleon's Hundred Days. He was only Minister for the Navy (the position he held when he supervised this chart) from July to September 1815, after which he retired from public office.
[Ref: 18865]    £1,000.00 ($1,289 • €1,141 rates)


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