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Cote, Perou. Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809 ; Spain. Marina ; France. Depot-general de la Marine, 1821

Cote, Perou. / Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809 ; Spain. Marina ; France. Depot-general de la Marine / 1821
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Full Title: Carte reduite de la partie de la cote du Perou. Comprise entre le 7e. et le 21e. degre de latitude sud. Dressee d'apres les observations faites par divers officiers de la Marine d'Espagne. Publiee par ordre du Roi. Sous le Ministere de Son Excellence M. le Baron Portal, Secretaire d'Etat au Departement de la Marine et des Colonies. Au Depot general de la Marine en 1821. Grave par Vicq.

Author: Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809 ; Spain. Marina ; France. Depot-general de la Marine

Date: 1821

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Author: Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809 ; Spain. Marina ; France. Depot-general de la Marine

Date: 1821

Short Title: Cote, Perou.

Publisher: Paris: Depot de la Marine

Type: Atlas Map ; Chart Map

Object Height cm: 86

Object Width cm: 56

Scale 1: 2,200,000

Note: Engraved map. Relief shown hachures; soundings in "brasses francaises." Covers coast from Puerto Etan, Peru to northern Chile. Insets: Vue de la cote aux environs de Truxillo, l'Ille Guanape -- Vue de la Mesa, Table, de Da. Maria -- Vue de la cote aux l'environs d'Arica -- Vue de la cote aux environs de Lima ... -- Vue de l'Ille de Sangallan ... -- Vue de la Pte. de la Nasca. Shows tracks of the corvettes Descubierta et Atrevida. "No. 328." Logo of the Depot in lower left corner. Prime meridian: Paris.

Country: Peru ; Chile

Full Title: Carte reduite de la partie de la cote du Perou. Comprise entre le 7e. et le 21e. degre de latitude sud. Dressee d'apres les observations faites par divers officiers de la Marine d'Espagne. Publiee par ordre du Roi. Sous le Ministere de Son Excellence M. le Baron Portal, Secretaire d'Etat au Departement de la Marine et des Colonies. Au Depot general de la Marine en 1821. Grave par Vicq.

List No: 0233.015

Page No: (12)

Series No: 18

Engraver or Printer: Vicq, engraver.

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: 0233015

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