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Auction 104, Lot 626

"Pacific Ocean Galapagos Islands Surveyed by Captain Fitzroy, R.N. and the Officers of H.M.S. Beagle", British Admiralty

Subject: Pacific Ocean - Galapagos

Period: 1836 (dated)


Color: Black & White

18.6 x 24.5 inches
47.2 x 62.2 cm
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Detailed navigational chart of the island group, with 7 insets of bays, etc. Large compass rose with magnetic variation. A very crisply drawn and detailed chart that is one of the best available of the island chain.


Condition: B

Map is fine except for an old repair on centerfold extending 1.5" into blank portion of map.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/10/2003