A Correct Chart of the Baltick or East Sea from ye Sound to Petersburg From the latest and best Observations...
By: Paul de Rapin de Thoyras / Nicholas Tindal
Date: 1744 (Published) London
Dimensions: 15 x 18.5 inches (38 .1 x 47 cm)
This interesting sea chart covers the Baltic Sea, the Bay of Bothnia, the Gulf of Livonia, the Gulf of Finland, and all contiguous coastlines. Rhumb lines radiate from the compass rose and two other points in the Baltic. An inset map in the lower right quadrant depicts the port city of St. Petersburg, Russia.
A legend depicts the symbols used for Imperial Cities, Cities, Great Towns, Small Towns, Villages, and Castles. Many place names are denoted. The map is embellished by a compass rose and a decorative title cartouche.
Condition: This lovely black and white map is in A condition. A strong impression on heavy paper.
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