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Roux’s Small Map of Essaouira

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Roux’s Small Map of Essaouira

Date of publication:

  • 1804
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 14.5 x 19.5 cm
  • Publisher:

  • Yves Gravier
  • Colour:

  • black and white
  • Mapmaker:

  • Joseph Roux
  • This chart of Essaouira, then Morocco’s principal port, is from the practical pocket sea atlas by Marseilles hydrographer Joseph Roux.

    Charting the ports and harbours of the Mediterranean, the atlas remained popular half a century after its first appearance in 1764. Read more

    This edition, expanded to 163 charts, was published by a French bookseller in Napoleon’s short-lived client state, the Ligurian Republic.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 14.5 x 19.5 cm, black and white as issued, blank verso. Read less