Auction 124, Lot 231

"Chart of the Sandwich Islands to Accompany the Paper by the Bishop of Honolulu", Weller, Edward

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1868 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 7.6 inches
27.4 x 19.3 cm

An uncommon map of Hawaii from a report compiled by the Royal Geographical Society to accompany a paper written by Louis Désiré Maigret, the bishop of Honolulu. The map is quite accurate and extends to Niihau, with Hilo Bay, Diamond Head, Waimea Bay and the volcano of Mauna Loa noted.

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Condition: A

The map folds as issued, with delicate blue wash color along the coastal areas.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/7/2008

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