Auction 105, Lot 538

"Plan de l'Ile Borabora…", Duperrey, Louis Isidore

Subject: Tahiti - Bora Bora

Period: 1825 (dated)

Publication: Voyage Autour du Monde…

Color: Black & White

14.2 x 19.6 inches
36.1 x 49.8 cm

A fine sea chart of the west coast of beautiful Bora Bora island, with soundings, shoals and coastal topography. Filled with details. Engraved by Ambroise Tardieu.


Condition: B

On thick hand laid paper with wide margins. Occasional, scattered and very tiny foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/3/2003