Item #2816 The Seychelles Group with the Amirante and Other Outlying Islands. Chiefly from the surveys of Capt.n W.F.W. Owen, R. N. 1825, and Capt.n J. P. Maclear, and the Officers of H. M. S. Alert, 1882, with additions and corrections by Comm.r A. F. Balfour & Lieut.t & Comm.r M. H. Smyth, & the Officers of H. M. Surveying Ship, Stork, 1890–1. […]. [British Admiralty hydrographic charts of the world, 721.]. J. P. Maclear, Great Britain. Hydrographic Department.
Scarce Hydrographic Chart of the Seychelles and adjacent islands

The Seychelles Group with the Amirante and Other Outlying Islands. Chiefly from the surveys of Capt.n W.F.W. Owen, R. N. 1825, and Capt.n J. P. Maclear, and the Officers of H. M. S. Alert, 1882, with additions and corrections by Comm.r A. F. Balfour & Lieut.t & Comm.r M. H. Smyth, & the Officers of H. M. Surveying Ship, Stork, 1890–1. […]. [British Admiralty hydrographic charts of the world, 721.]

London: Published at the Admiralty, under the Superintendence of Captain F. J. Evans, R. N : F. R. S : Hydrographer, Sold by J. D. Potter […] (Engraved by Edw.d Weller), [ca. 1892] 1st July 1875 (Large corrections July 1882. Nov.r 1892.). Engraved map. Scale [ca. 1:650 000]. With notes in pencil and ink, and marks in red and yellow ink in Fauvel’s hand. Size: ca. 100 × 70 cm. Folded, chipped at the edges. Some foxing. Some small closed tears at foldings. Otherwise in very good condition.

Scarce hydrographic chart of the Seychelles and adjacent islands, published by the British Admiralty, with notes by Fauvel.

Hydrographic chart of the Seychelles and adjacent islands, with relief shown by hachures, spot heights and bathymetric soundings, published by the British Admiralty, who produced nautical charts since 1795 under the auspices of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office.

With handwritten notes by Albert-Auguste Fauvel (1851–1909), the French explorer and naturalist, and the author of the first monograph of the Seychelles Islands, Unpublished Documents on the History of the Seychelles Islands Anterior to 1810 (Mahé, 1909), which also included is a listing of early maps of the Seychelles and 38 of them had been reproduced and published in a separate portfolio.

Provenance: From the estate of Albert-Auguste Fauvel.

Price: €5,000.00

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