Auction 101, Lot 269

"Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Meridional…", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Black & White

Size:
34 x 21.5 inches
86.4 x 54.6 cm

Handsome sea chart of the Southern Atlantic with a near complete South American continent (south of the Amazon River) and South Africa included. Detail is largely confined to the coastlines. Rhumb lines, a large compass rose and a decorative title cartouche make this a very attractive large chart. Depot de la Marine signet and Prix. Trente Sols.

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Condition: B

Minor damp stain in upper corners.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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