Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la lingne...

Jean Baptiste Mannevillette (*1707 - 1780)
Old coloured sea chart of the Seychelles. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

More details

Reference 10115

Sold

Description

Large original coloured sea chart of the Indian Ocean by Mannevillette. Showing the North of Madagascar and the islands Seychelles, Mauritius, La Réunion, Diego Garcia, Salomon Islands, up to the Maldives. Decorated with a compass rose and Fleur-de-Lis. From the second revised and enlarged edition of Le Neptune Oriental published 1775 in Paris.

Details

CartographerJean Baptiste Mannevillette
TitleCarte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la lingne Equinoctiale jusqu'au 21d.30m. de Latitude Méridionale
Publisher, YearParis, 1775
Plate Size48.8 x 66.4 cm (19.2 x 26.1 inches)

Condition

Some spotting in margin. Very good condition.

Cartographer

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)

Images to Download

If you like to download the image of this map with a resolution of 1200 pixels, please follow the link below.

You can use this image for publication on your personal or commercial websites for free if you set a link to this website. If you need photographs with a higher resolution, please contact us.

Jean Baptiste Mannevillette: Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de l'Isle Madagascar depuis la lingne Equinoctiale jusqu'au 21d.30m. de Latitude....
Old coloured sea chart of the Seychelles. Printed in Paris in the year 1775.

Africa - Mannevillette, Jean Baptiste - Carte réduite de l'Archipel du Nord-Est de...

Accept This website uses cookies. For details please click here.