1752 ENGLISH CHANNEL, Canal de La Manche, Carte Physique 24×30 cm. P. Buache Map
1752 ENGLISH CHANNEL, Canal de La Manche, Carte Physique 24x30 cm. P. Buache Map

1752 ENGLISH CHANNEL, Canal de La Manche, Carte Physique 24x30 cm. P. Buache Map

1752 ENGLISH CHANNEL, Canal de La Manche, Carte Physique 24x30 cm. P. Buache Map

Scarce early Map of The English Channel by Philippe Bauche. Carte Physique et Profil du Canal de la Manche et d’une Partie de la Mer du Nord. It is believed to be one of the earliest uses of Contour Lines depicting the depth of the sea. It also has a Profile section across the top. 24 x 30 cm Actual Map size not including margins. Buache was Geographer to The King of France. Good and clean with just some light age staining, still in original folds. Printed by Schreuder et Mortier in Amsterdam in 1761. The item “1752 ENGLISH CHANNEL, Canal de La Manche, Carte Physique 24×30 cm. P. Buache Map” is in sale since Thursday, October 10, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “flying.ant” and is located in Seale, Surrey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Buache
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Year: 1752
  • Country/Region: France
  • Era: 1700s
  • Region: Europe
  • Map Type: Geological/ Terrain
  • Antique/ Modern: Antique
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