Auction 121, Lot 353

"Carta Esferica que comprehende los desemboques Al Norte de la Isla de Sto. Domingo y la parte Oriental del Canal Viejo de Bahama...", Direccion de Hidrografia

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1802 (dated)

Publication: Atlas maritimo espanol…

Color: Black & White

Size:
35.2 x 22.9 inches
89.4 x 58.2 cm

Large and rarely seen Spanish chart covers eastern Cuba, northwest Hispaniola and the lower Bahamas including the Turks & Caicos Island. There is good detail of navigational hazards, soundings and many place names along the coastlines. Filled with rhumb lines, this chart also features a fleur-de-lys, the seal of the Deposito Hidrografico and some very nice lettering in title.

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Condition: A

A very nice example with faint foxing and light marginal soil.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/26/2007

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