Auction 124, Lot 346

"The Bahamas on Mercator Projection", Stanford, Edward

Subject: Bahamas

Period: 1890 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24 x 19.6 inches
61 x 49.8 cm

An interesting and very uncommon chart of the Bahamas extending to a portion of Florida's coast and the central area of Cuba. There are insets of the island of New Providence and a city plan of Nassau. The soundings, hazards and anchorages are noted throughout the map and insets.


Condition: A

Delicate original color on a sheet with generous margins, notched for a large atlas. Faintly toned along the centerfold, else near fine.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/7/2008