BOOK REVIEW | Jacques Devaulx, Nautical Works

By Élisabeth Hébert and Gerhard Holzer. Edited by Jean-Yves Sarazin.

Taschen has just released an extra large coffee table book about 16th century Le Havre pilot Jacques Devaulx, who was commissioned by the Duke of Joyeuse to produce an illustrated manuscript summarising the naval knowledge of the times, from astronomy and cartography to nautical charts and navigational tools and techniques.

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