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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    AYROUARD, Jacques (fl. 1720-50). Recüeil de plusieurs plans des ports et rades et de quelques cartes particulieres de la mer Mediterranee, avec les figures des terres remarquables pour les reconnoissances des atterages. [Marseille or Paris, 1746].

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    AYROUARD, Jacques (fl. 1720-50). Recüeil de plusieurs plans des ports et rades et de quelques cartes particulieres de la mer Mediterranee, avec les figures des terres remarquables pour les reconnoissances des atterages. [Marseille or Paris, 1746].

    4° (330 x 265 mm). Engraved double-page title, 79 double-page engraved plates (some folding). (Some minor offsetting and staining, a few short tears to folding plates.) Contemporary red morocco gilt, central royal coat-of-arms within a gilt triple fillet border, spine in six compartments elaborately gilt, green morocco spine label in second, others with a gilt floral design, gilt edges (spine evenly faded, a few minor scratches).

    The engraved plates representing harbors of Marseille, Bandol, Îles Sainte-Marguerite, Antibes, Monaco, Villefranche, Savone, Portofino, Livourne, Porto-Ferraro, Civita-Vechia, Tarante and many others. Phillips Atlases 187.


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