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Western Mediterranean Sea by François Berthelot. c. 1700

Very rare French chart of the Western Mediterranean Sea.

This very rare Portolan chart is part of a series of four that Berthelot published from 1693. Five editions of these charts were appeared from 1693 to 1759.

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Carte des Côtes de la Mediterranée.

€1600  ($1888 / £1376)
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Item Number:  28154  new
Category:  Antique maps > Mediterranean Sea
References: Bifolco, Mare Nostrum - Tav. 118

Old, antique sea chart of Western Mediterranean Sea, by François Berthelot.

Title: Carte des Côtes de la Mediterranée.
Presentée a Messieurs les Maire, Echevins et Deputés du Commerce de Marseille.
Par leur tres humble Serviteur Berthelot Professeur d'Hidrographie entretenu du Roy et de la Ville.
Se vend Chez Benoist Md. d'Estampe sur le Port.

Date of the first edition: 1693.
Date of this map: c. 1700.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 550 x 740mm (21.65 x 29.13 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.
References: Bifolco, Mare Nostrum, Tav. 118

Separate publication.

Very rare French chart of the Western Mediterranean Sea.

This very rare Portolan chart is part of a series of four that Berthelot published from 1693. Five editions of these charts were appeared from 1693 to 1759.