[Paris:] Au Dépôt-General de la Marine en 1851.
Engraved chart. 650 x 500mm (25½ x 19¾"). Slight ink offset.
Two charts of the island of Abd al Kuri on one sheet, with a coastal profile. The island, between the Somali coast and Socotra in the Gulf of Aden, was at that time part of the Omani Empire but is now part of Yemen. The charts were surveyed during the voyage of the brig 'Le Ducouëdic' under the command of Charles Guillain, 1846-48.
[Ref: 31414] £140.00