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18th century chart showing the mythical archipelago of Florida

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride . . . MDCCLXIV.
Paris: Dépôt des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, 1764. Coloured. 600 x 870mm.

A large chart of the coasts of Louisiana and Florida, with an inset of the Mississippi delta. Florida is depicted as an archipelago rather than a peninsula, probably a confusion of the Everglades.
It was issued in "Neptune americo-septentrional", published by the Dépôt General de la Marine, the official French Government agency of nautical charts.


Stock ID : 21513

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£3,500

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Stock Id :21513

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18th century chart showing the mythical archipelago of Florida

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride . . . MDCCLXIV.
Paris: Dépôt des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, 1764. Coloured. 600 x 870mm.

A large chart of the coasts of Louisiana and Florida, with an inset of the Mississippi delta. Florida is depicted as an archipelago rather than a peninsula, probably a confusion of the Everglades.
It was issued in "Neptune americo-septentrional", published by the Dépôt General de la Marine, the official French Government agency of nautical charts.


Stock ID : 21513

£3,500

£3,500

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