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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788; Pantoja y Arriaga, Juan
Date:
1797
Short Title:
St. Diego, St. Blas.
Publisher:
L'Imprimerie de la Republique
Paris
Type:
Atlas Map; Chart Map
Obj Height cm:
50
Obj Width cm:
34
Scale 1:
105,000
Note:
Two engraved maps. Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings.
Reference:
Wagner, H.R. Cartog. of the NW coast, 848.
Country:
Mexico
State/Province:
California
Region:
San Blas Region (Mexico); San Diego Bay Region (Calif.)
Full Title:
Plan du Port de St. Diego en Californie situe par 32039'0" de latitude nord et 1204'0" a l'ouest de St. Blas. Leve en 1782. Plan du Port de du Departement de St. Blas situe par 21 30' de latitude nd. et 88015' a l'ouest de Teneriffe et a 107015' a l'ouest de Paris. Leve en Novembre 1777. L. Aubert scripsit. Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse no. 35. (Paris: L'Imprimerie de la Republique, An V, 1797)
List No:
3355.035
Page No:
No. 35
Series No:
37
Engraver or Printer:
Aubert, L.
Publication Author:
La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
Pub Date:
1797
Pub Title:
Atlas du voyage de La Perouse. (title page only) Dessine par J. M. Moreau le Jeune. Grave par Ph. Triere. L. Aubert scripsit.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 688; Howes. U.S.iana, 93; Mickwitz. A.E. Nordenskiold Collection ... annotated catalogue of maps made up to 1800, v.2 no. 133.
Pub Note:
La Perouse set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797. This copy consists of the Atlas only to the First French edition. It is an exceptional copy, with very strong impressions. It should be compared to the smaller English Atlas of 1799. Maps are without color and bound in half leather brown marbled paper covered boards with "La Perouse's Voyages. Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine. Issued to accompany: Voyage de la Perouse autour du monde ... an V (1797)
Pub List No:
3355.000
Pub Type:
Chart Atlas; World Atlas
Pub Maps:
34
Pub Height cm:
56
Pub Width cm:
41
Image No:
3355035
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Plan du Port de St. Diego en Californie situe par 32039'0" de latitude nord et 1204'…