Original coloured sea chart of Madagascar. Showing the east coastline of Madagascar and two inset maps of the harbour and anchorage of Manourou and the River Mananzari titled Plan Particulier de la Rade de Manourou and Cours de la Riviere de Mananzari. From the second revised and enlarged edition of Le Neptune Oriental published 1775 in Paris.
During many subsequent voyages he [Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis d'Après de Mannevillette] assembled a collection of material for a projected hydrographic atlas which, with the support of Académie des Sciences, was published in Paris in 1745 under the title Le Neptune Oriental. In spite of the popularity of the first issue, it failed to satisfy the author and he spent nearly thirty years, often with the assistance of his friend, Alexander Dalrymple, the English hydrographer, in the preparation of the revised and enlarged edition which eventually was issued in 1775. (Antique Maps, Moreland & Bannister)
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Jean Baptiste Mannevillette: Cote Orientale de Madagascar Depuis la Riviere d'Ivondrou jusqu'à Mananzari.
Old coloured sea chart of East Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Sea Chart. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.
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