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Nouvelle Carte Marine de Tous les Ports de - BEREY, Nicolas - 1720. [1274692]
1720 - Paris, Bernard Jean Hyacinthe Jaillot, c.1720. Original outline colour. 525 x 770mm. A good impression on heavy paper. A separately-issued sea chart of Europe, engraved by Berey c.1650, here published by his grandson. A finely-engraved martial title cartouche fills the top right corner, a scale cartouche with eleven different national measures fills the top left. The dedication is to Louis Phélypeaux (1643-1727), Louis XIV's Secretary of the Navy. An uncommon yet influential publication: John Bowles had an English version engraved by Sutton Nichols, published c.1720. See BAYNTON-WILLIAMS: Investing in Maps p. 92, for illus. of English edition.
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