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dc.descriptionRectangular world map surrounded by illustrations of all sorts of subjects, including portraits of voyagers, beavers making a dam, industries, events, and places. Early voyages are traced across the ocean. Much text in French. The title in English: Very Curious Map of the South Sea, containing New and Very Useful Remarks, Not Only on Ports and Islands of the Sea, but also the Main Countries of North America on that Meridian, with the Names and Routes of Voyages of Discovery, all for the Intelligence of Following Essays.
dc.format.extent78.5 x 140 cm
dc.subject.otherPacific Ocean
dc.titleCarte tres curieuse de la Mer du Sud, contenant des remarques nouvelles et tres utiles non seulement sur les ports et iles de cette mer, mais aussy sur les principaux Pays de l'Amerique, tant Septentrionale que meridionale, avec les noms & la route des voyageurs . . . .
dc.format.resolution600 dpi x 600 dpi
dc.contributor.cartographerHenri Abraham Chatelain; Nicolas Gueudeville (text)

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  • George T. Abell Map Collection [101]
    Cartographic collection which includes maps of the world, the British Isles, Pacific Ocean, North and South America, the Western Hemisphere, and the United States. Dates range from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

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