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1775 - Antique print, titled: 'Carte de la Mer Rouge, depuis Moka jusqu'a Gedda.' - A chart of the Red Sea, showing both banks from Mocha (Yemen) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). Coastal towns and geographical features are detailed, with depth soundings and three inset maps show details of areas. Description: The map was published by Jean-Baptiste d'Apres de Mannevillette in 'Neptune Oriental.', in 1775.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Guillaume Delahaye' after 'Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-Denis d'Apres de Mannevillette'. Jean Baptiste d'Apres de Mannevillette was a prominent French hydrographer and cartographer, and a superior officer in the French East India Company. He was known for charting the coasts of India and China during the 18th century. Mannevillette’s work was internationally renowned, and his charts and atlases were important resources for ships navigating the region. His atlas "Le Neptune Oriental" was an authoritative and widely used source in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and drew on Mannevillette’s own experience as a navigator and naval officer in the seas of Asia. Engraving on hand laid paper. Anonymous. Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Offsetting (where the map was folded on itself). Some creasing in the lower margin (a little into the image area). A stain in the lower middle of the image area, small stains in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 9.5 x 9.5 cm. The image size is ca. 9 x 9.1 cm. The overall size is ca. 3.7 x 3.7 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 3.6 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-89
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