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Port de Bucarelli. La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788 ; Mourelle de la Rua, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820, 1797

Port de Bucarelli. / La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788 ; Mourelle de la Rua, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820 / 1797
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Full Title: Plan de l'entree du Port de Bucarelli sur la cote du nord-ouest de l'Amerique, par 55015' de latitude nord et 136015' de longitude a l'ouest de Paris. Decouverte en 1775, sur la Goelette Espagnole la Sonora, par D. Juan Fco. de la Quadra et D. Franco. Anto. Maurelle; et reconnue plus amplement dans l'Expedition de 1779, par les memes officiers et autres de la Marine d'Espagne. Grave par Bouclet. Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse no. 26. (Au Depot General de la Marine en 1828)

Author: La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788 ; Mourelle de la Rua, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820

Date: 1797

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Author: La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788 ; Mourelle de la Rua, Francisco Antonio, 1750-1820

Date: 1797

Short Title: Port de Bucarelli.

Publisher: Paris: Depot de la Marine

Type: Atlas Map ; Chart Map

Object Height cm: 51

Object Width cm: 69

Scale 1: 107,000

Note: Engraved map. Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings. Wagner believes it was copied from the Dalrymple version, of Mourelle's map, 1789 (Wagner 719). "No. 331." Unlike 1797 ed., "Ecrit par Herault" replaced by "Prix deux francs."

Reference: Cf. Wagner, H.R. Cartog. of the NW coast, 843 and Falk, M.W. Alaskan maps, 1797-12 (1797 ed).

State / Province: Alaska

Full Title: Plan de l'entree du Port de Bucarelli sur la cote du nord-ouest de l'Amerique, par 55015' de latitude nord et 136015' de longitude a l'ouest de Paris. Decouverte en 1775, sur la Goelette Espagnole la Sonora, par D. Juan Fco. de la Quadra et D. Franco. Anto. Maurelle; et reconnue plus amplement dans l'Expedition de 1779, par les memes officiers et autres de la Marine d'Espagne. Grave par Bouclet. Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse no. 26. (Au Depot General de la Marine en 1828)

List No: 0233.026

Page No: (16)

Series No: 29

Engraver or Printer: Bouclet,

Published In: Neptune des cotes occidentales d'Amerique sur le Grand Ocean.

Publication Author: France. Depot-general de la Marine

Publication Date: 1828

Publication Reference: Cf. National Maritime Museum. Catalogue, 256.

Publication Note: This volume 7 of Neptune Francois forms an extensive atlas of charts of the western coasts of North and South America, with most charts dated or updated to the 1820's. 25 charts are listed in the index, yet 36 charts are present here. This copy is from the library of the Duc d'Orleans. This issue must be later than the NMM 256, since it has 10 extra charts dated from 1823 to 1828; the latest date in NMM256 is 1822. The eight Vancouver charts appear to be original issues or restrikes from the original plates; the La Perouse charts are absolutely restrikes on newer paper, with the Mappe Monde updated in Australia to show the coastal discoveries in the south. The progression of engraving style from the La Perouse to the 1828 charts is most interesting. The charts of Mexico and South America are largely copies of the Spanish Marine charts issued in the early 1800s showing the Malaspina Expedition tracks (see W. Heckrotte's copy of the Spanish charts). Bound in full red leather covers with decorative gold border and the same titles as above stamped on the spine.

Publication List No: 0233.000

Publication Type: Chart Atlas

Publication Maps: 35

Publication Height cm: 68

Publication Width cm: 52

Image No: 0233026

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