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Joseph Roux

(1725-1793)

Joseph Roux - a hydrographer from Marseille, map publisher, manufacturer of navigating instruments. King of France granted him permission to be called "Hidrographe du Roy".

In 1764 Joseph Roux published a series of 12 charts of the Mediterranean; he simultaneously published atlas of Mediterranean harbor charts. There are several editions of this atlas, containing different number of maps. Our edition consists of 120 plates.






RECEUIL [sic]
Des Principaux Plans Des Ports et Rades de la Mer
Mediterranee Estraits de ma Carte en Douze Feuilles
DEDIEE A MONS.GR. LE DUC DE CHOISEUL
Ministre de la guerre et de la Marine
gravee avec Privilege du Roy

Par Son tres humble Serviteur
Joseph Roux Hidrographe du Roy
A Marseille
1764


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