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A French two-sheet chart of the English Channel

BEAURAIN, Jean de.

Carte de la Manche ou de Canal Qui Separe les Côtes de France d'avec celles de Angleterre...
Paris, 1778. Two sheets conjoined, total 525 x 11350mm.

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A very detailed chart of the English Channel, with various instructive illustrations including a wind rose and an astrolabe, compiled by Jean de Beaurain (1696-1771), geographer to Louis XV, and engraved by Vallet.
Originally published c.1760, this posthumous edition was issued at the time France and England were at war, with Louis XVI sending aid to the Americas rebels.


Stock ID : 19993

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Stock Id :19993

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A French two-sheet chart of the English Channel

BEAURAIN, Jean de.

Carte de la Manche ou de Canal Qui Separe les Côtes de France d'avec celles de Angleterre...
Paris, 1778. Two sheets conjoined, total 525 x 11350mm.

Binding folds.

A very detailed chart of the English Channel, with various instructive illustrations including a wind rose and an astrolabe, compiled by Jean de Beaurain (1696-1771), geographer to Louis XV, and engraved by Vallet.
Originally published c.1760, this posthumous edition was issued at the time France and England were at war, with Louis XVI sending aid to the Americas rebels.


Stock ID : 19993

£950

£950

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