Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 222

"Plano de la Bahia Rio de Delaware",

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1809 (circa)

Publication: Ministero de Marina. Direcction de Hidrogafia. Portulano de la America…

Color: Black & White

11 x 8.5 inches
27.9 x 21.6 cm

Scarce Spanish map of the bay showing Philadelphia, Wilmington etc. with soundings, anchorages and shoals. This plan is not listed in the Phillips reference, so may be from the Mexico City edition. Hand-laid paper with "Serra" watermark. A very scarce issue.

References: Phillips (A) #1223.

Condition: B

A little scattered foxing. Paper broken along some areas of plate mark.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/5/2003