Auction 108, Lot 628

"Australia East Coast Sheet III Jervis Bay to Broken Bay…", British Admiralty

Subject: Australia

Period: 1864 (dated)


Color: Black & White

19 x 24.8 inches
48.3 x 63 cm

Great large-scale sea chart of the southeastern coast of Australia from a survey by Captain J. Lort Stokes of the H.M.S. Acheron. This chart was originally published in 1851 based on these surveys and includes corrections made to March 1864 by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty. Label of the Blundell & Fored, Admiralty Chart Agents, Melbourne in bottom blank margin. Uncolored except for four lighthouses in Sydney Harbor, which are colored yellow and red.


Condition: A

Bit of light soil, but overall excellent condition for a working sea chart.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 9/29/2004