Auction 109, Lot 574

"General Chart of the Mediterranean Sea Including the Gulf of Venice, Archipelago and part of the Black Sea", Wyld, James

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
36 x 18.5 inches
91.4 x 47 cm

A very large map "Reduced from the Large Chart in four Sheets by J.F. Dessiou, Master of the Royal Navy." Typical of sea charts, only coastal place names appear. A finely engraved view of the entrance of Gibraltar Bay is in the lower left corner.

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Condition: A+

Lovely original pastel color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004

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