Auction 104, Lot 625

"Plan du Havre de Tarofofo sur l'Ile de Guam", Duperrey, Louis Isidore

Subject: Pacific Ocean - Guam

Period: 1819 (dated)

Publication: Voyage autour du monde…

Color: Black & White

19.7 x 13.2 inches
50 x 33.5 cm

Very finely engraved plan from the surveys of the French Corvette Urainie. Shows today's Talofofo Bay and Gayloup Cove on the southeast coast of Guam. Filled with soundings and coastal topography. A rarely seen and early chart of the island.

References: Phillips (A) 199.

Condition: A+

Crisp, dark impression on thick paper.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/10/2003