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Laurent Bremond: Nouvelle Carte des Cotes de Catalogne, Rousillon, Languedoc, Provence, L'Italie et Partie de L'Isle de Corse

Map: MED2104
 
Cartographer: Laurent Bremond
Title: Nouvelle Carte des Cotes de Catalogne, Rousillon, Languedoc, Provence, L'Italie et Partie de L'Isle de Corse
Date: 1718
Published: Marseilles
Width: 53 inches / 135 cm
Height: 18 inches / 46 cm
Map ref: MED2104
Description:
This extraordinary French chart stretches from Valencia and Catalonia in Spain, through the Southern coast of France encompassing Toulon, Marseille, Nice, Monaco and then through to the Ligurian coast including Genoa, finishing on the coast of Tuscany. Numerous insets show important ports at the time. It is embellished with a magnificent cartouche which also attributes joint authorship to Henri Michelot as well as Laurent Bremond. Unusually for this period, the chart was printed and sold in Marseilles.