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The Mapping of North America

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MOUNT, W. & J. & PAGE, T.

The Sea Coasts of France from Olone to Cape Machiacaca in Biscay

W & J Mount and T. Page at the Postern on Tower Hill, London, 1729-[49]
440 x 535 mm., with light notation in the left margin, otherwise in good condition.
A sea chart of the west coast of France from Poitou south to the Basque region of Spain with north orientated to the left. It was first published by William Mount and Thomas Page from at least 1729 in the ‘English Pilot First Part, Southern Navigation’. A large central compass rose adorns the map. The lower third of the chart is taken up by a large inset illustrates the Bordeaux River up to the city of Bordeaux complete with an extensive network of soundings and sandbanks. NMM 423 no. 78; Shirley ‘Atlases in the BL’ M.M&P 1b no. 16.
Stock number: 8568


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