Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None. Mannevillette, Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denis d Apres de 1707 - 1780 d\' AprÃ¨s de Mannevillette 1707 - 1780 was a famous French sailor and hydrographer.
He studied under the famous Guillaume Delisle, the King\'s geographer, and was one of the first navigators to make use of Hadley\'s revolutionary octant in taking measurements at sea during his voyage to China in 1728 and succeeded in correcting the latitudes of many place.. During his many voyages d\'Apres de Mannevillette created a number of charts for a hydrographic atlas which, with the support of the Academie des Sciences, was published in Paris in 1745 under the title \"Le Neptune Oriental\" with 25 maps. The atlas contained charts of the route to China: the Red Sea, the coasts of India, Malaya, the northern parts of Indonesia, Indochina and China. For the next thirty years, with the help of his friend and eminent British hydrographer Alexander Dalrymple, d\'Apres de Mannevillette revised his charts for this the second and enlarged edition, published in 1775. It replaced the \"English Pilot\" published by John Thornton in 1700 and the charts of the van Keulens, the hydrographers of the Dutch East India Company.
This 1775 eventually required a supplement, published posthumously in 1781 and reissued in 1797. What is an Antique Map.
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