Auction 112, Lot 676

"Carte du Detroit de la Sonde…", Depot de la Marine

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1846 (dated)


Color: Black & White

34.5 x 23 inches
87.6 x 58.4 cm

Large working sea chart detailing the Sunda Straight between Sumatra and Java. Inset maps of the anchorages at Merak and Meeuwen. Ink stamp of a Paris chart seller near title.


Condition: B

A couple of short tears across centerfold repaired with Japanese tissue on verso. Some light stains and several pencil marks including a revised coastline on the eastern side of Sumatra.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 9/28/2005