Auction 104, Lot 620

"The Pacific Ocean including Oceanica with several Divisions, Islands, Groups &c.", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.

Subject: Pacific Ocean

Period: 1853 (published)

Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.3 inches
39.9 x 31.2 cm

Very finely engraved chart that shows all of the Pacific, coast of China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Alaska and the coast of N. & S. America. Large inset of the Sandwich Islands. Numerous notes and a smaller inset that details 1800 miles of Antarctica coastline as explored by the U.S. Exploring expedition in 1840. Decorative borders. A very handsome chart.


Condition: A

Very fine original coloring. One very small spot in the Friendly Islands and a light blue watercolor drop, still very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 9/10/2003