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Auction 101, Lot 257

"Spherical Chart Comprehending the West Coast of America", Faden, William

Subject: Western South America

Period: 1805 (dated)


Color: Black & White

22.5 x 33.8 inches
57.2 x 85.9 cm
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Sea chart covering the west coast of South America from Lambayeque (Peru) north to Panama, with five inset profiles and the route of the Spanish survey under the command of Don Alessandra Malaspina in 1791. The chart was originally prepared for the Spanish government and published in Madrid.


Condition: A

Tissue repair of short fold separations.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/4/2002