Auction 114, Lot 345

"A Chart of the Western and Southern Oceans Describing the Course of Sr. John Narbrough's Voyage to the South Sea", Robinson, Tancred

Subject: Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1711 (published)

Publication: An Account of Several Late Voyages and Discoveries

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 10.4 inches
25.4 x 26.4 cm

Attractive chart centered on the Atlantic Ocean and showing the eastern part of North America, all of South America, and most of Europe and Africa. The tract of the voyage is shown from England, through the Strait of Magellan and to S. Mary Island off the coast of Chili; and returning along roughly the same route. Locates all principal harbors, island groups, capes, bays & banks. The Prime Meridian is shown through the Cape Verde Islands.

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Condition: A

Normal binding trim in right margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006

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