Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 326

"South America - East Coast Brazil Ilha Grande & Sapetiba Bays", British Admiralty

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1884 (dated)


Color: Black & White

38.2 x 25.7 inches
97 x 65.3 cm

Handsome, large-scale sea chart of the region just west of Rio de Janeiro. Complete with soundings, anchorages, and navigational hazards. At bottom is a view of Ilha Grande and Eastern Passage. The chart was first drawn by Capt. Mouchez of the French Imperial Navy in 1868-69 and published by the British Admiralty in 1870. This is chart is updated to 1884.


Condition: A

Narrow margins, as issued.

Estimate: $190 - $240

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/1/2004