> DES BARRES CHART OF CASCO BAY (1776)
DES BARRES CHART OF CASCO BAY (1776)
We are pleased to offer a fine, limited edition printing of the J.F.W. Des Barres Chart of Casco Bay, produced in 1776 for the British Admiralty. These beautiful and accurate navigational charts were unsurpassed until the mid-nineteenth century. Today they are considered historical treasures and classics of the mapmaker's art. Limited to 250 unframed hand-numbered copies, each delicately colored, printed on fine Arches paper, 23" by 30", and finished with deckled edge.