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Auction 118, Lot 312

"Mouillage de San Pedro", Duflot de Mofras, Eugene

Subject: California, Los Angeles

Period: 1844 (published)

Publication: Exploration du Territoire de l'Oregon…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 9.5 inches
17.8 x 24.1 cm
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This rare map is the earliest chart devoted to Los Angeles harbor. The simple chart shows soundings and an anchorage off San Pedro Point. Along the shore is a road from a Rancho to Thompson (a location for which we can find no information).

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Condition: A

Bit of faint foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2007

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