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Des Barres, Joseph F W
Part of Cape Breton
London, c. 1778. Very Good. Maps Canada East Nova Scotia; Maps Wall Maps; , This scarce and superb sea chart constructed for the use of the British Navy shows Cape Breton Island and neighbouring islands in, Nova Scotia, during the late 18th century. Colonel Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (1721 - 1824) was a hydrographer, cartographer, military engineer and landscape artist who served in the Seven Years War, in part, as the aide-de-camp to General James Wolfe. He also created the monumental four volume Atlantic Neptune, which was the most important collection of maps, charts and views of North America published in the eighteenth century. Finally, he was the Governor of Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island. , Size : 788x1575 (mm), 31.02x62.01 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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