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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1757Bellin, Jacques NicolasParisCarte Generale Des Costes D'Irlande Et . . .D'Angleterre$675 Picture

An engraved map, with full color wash

Size: 25-1/4 inches X 37 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy with strong engraving great color wash.

Inset map details the region just south of Liverpool to show the River Dee and the towns of Chester, Flint and Holt.

The sea chart shows the Ireland and the British Coast from Plymouth in Cornwall to Ayr in Scotland on it's southwestern coast. This map was taken from Neptune Francois. The chart is crossed by numerous rhumb lines and includes the coastal detail without naming inland towns. Sounding depths and sand banks are identified, a useful chart for a sea going captain.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 588, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; The Mapping of North America, Map 62, Goss, John, the Wellfleet Press, 1990; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 116, Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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