SAN FRANCISCO ..PLAN DU PORT DE ST FRANCOIS
Mint condition first obtainable map of the the Bay of San Francisco by Jean François de Galaup La Pérouse a French Naval officer and explorer while on his voyage around the world (one he was never to complete, disappearing in the vast reaches of the Pacific).
This chart of San Francisco is based upon a chart secured by La Perouse from the pilot Mourelle, in Manila, or was obtained by the editors of La Perouse's Voyages from European sources. The information in the map is drawn from Jose de Cañizares chart of 1776 and Camacho's charts of 1779 and 1785.
The legend under titile points to 21 place names inc, Alcatraz, the Presidio,. Merced, the Mission of San Francisco.
Highly desirable map of San Francisco from the La Perouse's Voyageswith excellent hand colour is in mint condition
code : M4833
Cartographer : ANON
Date : 1797 Paris
Size : 49*33.5 cms
availability : Available
Price : £495