Auction 102, Lot 307

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

Subject: South Atlantic

Period: 1818 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
35.9 x 24.3 inches
91.2 x 61.7 cm

Large-scale sea chart of the southern Atlantic which includes most of South America, including the Pacific coastline up to Pisco, and Southern Africa, including the Indian Ocean coastline up to Juba. Very detailed of islands and coastal ports and harbours including soundings and the locations of anchorages. Rhumb lines, a fleur-de-lis and an oval cartouche. Engraved by E. Collin.

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Condition: A

Close margin at bottom, apparently as issued and a couple of tears in side margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/5/2003

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