Nr. 894: Carte Maritime depuis la Riviére de Bordeaux..

Chart with inset views in original colour

(Headtitle:) “Carte Maritime depuis la Riviére de Bordeaux jusques à St. Sebastien à l’usage des Armées du Roy de la Grande Bretagne Dressé sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux par le Sr. R. de Hooge Commißaire de sa M.B.”. The Atlantic coast between the mouth of the Gironde and San Sebastian with inset views of Bordeaux, Bayonne and Royan. Elaborately etched and engraved chart in full original colour from “Atlas Maritime.. Cartes Marines A L’Usage des Armées du Roy de la Grande Bretagne..”, published by Pieter Mortier, Amster­dam “1693”. (PM) 60,3 x 48,2 cm.

Koeman, M. Mor 5, map 5. First state (of 3), with the printed date 1693. The charts of the Atlas Maritime were engraved after manuscripts in the possession of the British Admiralty. - Full impression of the plate on strong Dutch laid paper with original white margins at all sides. The map, the views and the dedication to Nicolaas Witsen of Amsterdam in full shining original colour. Tiny parts of the green wash reinforced on verso. Unobtrusive imperfections in margins mended. – A splendid and very well preserved copy. Examples of this scarce map in full original colour are rare!
€ 1.800

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