C1762

Pour les Vents

Mapmaker:

L.Desnos

Finely engraved chart shows the wind and currents. Shows Australia and New Zealand, according to Tasman and with pre Cook east coast. Left and right box gives explanations of the various winds. Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was professor … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Pour les Vents

Date:

C1762

Mapmaker:

L.Desnos

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Image Size: 

540mm 
x 380mm
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Pour les Vents - Antique Map from 1762

Genuine antique
dated:

1762

Description:

Finely engraved chart shows the wind and currents. Shows Australia and New Zealand, according to Tasman and with pre Cook east coast. Left and right box gives explanations of the various winds. Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was professor of geography and history. Desnos was a map publisher in Paris, from Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Geographie et d’Histoire Dedie a Monsieur le President Henault. Bordered with Rocco style frame with garlands and mapping instruments. This superb border decoration is only found in the deluxe edition of this atlas.

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