Auction 110, Lot 279

"Carte Particuliere de l'Ile de Saint Domingue Dressee d'apres divers Plans manuscrits communiques par le Cen. Sorrel Ingenieur des Colonies…", Chastenet-Puisegur, Jacques, Comte de

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1802 (circa)

Publication: Le Pilote de l'Isle de Saint-Dominigue

Color: Black & White

Size:
36 x 21.6 inches
91.4 x 54.9 cm

This large chart of present-day Haiti and the Dominican Republic was completed for the Depot de la Marine. The mountainous terrain and rugged coastline is vividly shown. Includes roads and the locations of settlements, forts, reefs, and safe harbors. Imprint of the Depot de la Marine in lower left corner.

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Condition: B

Repair of some small worm tracks along centerfold. Faint water stain along lower centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/2/2005

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