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MICHELOT, H. / BREMOND, L. - Plan du Port Vendre en Roussillon. . .

MICHELOT, H. / BREMOND, L. -  Plan du Port Vendre en Roussillon. . .
MICHELOT, H. / BREMOND, L. - Plan du Port Vendre en Roussillon. . .
Date: Marseille, 1730
Size: 180 x 250 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: In very good condition. On thick paper, paper very slightly age-toned.

Description

An attractive chart centered on the Bay of Port-Vendres in the Pyrénées Orientales. With scale and large compass-rose. Dated 1727, with the previlege of the King. From : Recueil des Plusieurs plans des ports et rades de la Mer Mediterranée.. Engraved by P.Starckman.
The chart is exceptionally detailed and includes topographical details, soundings, anchorages, etc.

Originally from Saint-Malo, Henri Michelot served from 1670 on sea as a pilot. He was also professor of hydrography in Marseille. He produced his first charts in the early years of the eighteenth century. Often associated with the brothers Laurent and Jean-Andre Bremond, also cartographers, he published with them in 1718 a chart of the Mediterranean in three leaves.
300€
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