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Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

A description of the maritime parts of France : containing a particular account of all the fortified towns, forts, harbours, bays, and rivers, with their tides, currents, soundings, shoals, &c., also of all manufactures, and articles of commerce, and of the most remarkable invasions, sieges, and sea-fights, which have happened on or near that coast : illustrated with charts of the sea-coast, and plans of all the fortified places on it : collected from the best authorities / engraved by Tho. Jefferys ... ; to which are prefixed, a glossary, and plans of the several parts of fortification, on two plates, to explain the terms made use of in the work.

London : Printed for Thomas Jefferys, at Charing-Cross, MDCCLXI [1761]
Physical Description:
[2], 4, [4], 10, 505, [1] pages ; 29 x 43 cm and 1 atlas (LXXXIV [i.e. 87] leaves) ; 29 x 43 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2023 8
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The atlas volume includes engraved maps and plans.
English short title catalogue, T130589
Includes index.
Errata, page [506].
BAC Folio A 2023 8: The atlas volume is hand-colored. Bound in contemporary sprinkled calf. Bookplate: F.F. Praed de Woodchester.
Subject Terms:
Cartography -- France.
Coast defenses -- France.
Fortification -- France.
France -- Defenses.
France -- Description and travel.
Harbors -- France.
Praed, F. F. -- Bookplate.
Hand coloring.

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