Auction 106, Lot 281

"South Atlantic", Imray, James

Subject: South Atlantic

Period: 1881 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
49 x 40 inches
124.5 x 101.6 cm

Large and well engraved map extending from above the mouth of the Amazon and south into Antarctica. Filled with details including soundings, hazards, etc. Numerous vignettes of islands and island profiles including Fernando Noronha, Ascension, Trinidad, St. Helena and Tristan da Cunha. Shown in the detail are the South Shetland and South Orkney Islands. Much coastal information in South America and Africa. Seller's stamp, "Michael Rupp & Co." above title.

References:

Condition: B

Map is quite sound for this type of blue-backed working chart. A little rough in some areas of margins, occasional creases and edge tears, all closed on verso. Some stains and a few pencil marks charting courses.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/3/2004

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