Auction 124, Lot 383

"Carte Reduite de la Riviere de la Plata depuis des Caps Sainte Marie et Saint Antoine jusqu 'aux Iles de Hornos et Buenos-Ayres", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Argentina and Uruguay

Period: 1833 (dated)


Color: Black & White

34.5 x 23 inches
87.6 x 58.4 cm

A large sea chart of the estuary of the La Plata on the border of Uruguay and Argentina, including Buenos Aires. The map is filled with soundings, hazards and sailing routes. Prix Deux Francs in the lower right.


Condition: B+

A thick sheet with some worm tracks and some manuscript in the blank lower margin. There are a couple marginal tears, not affecting the map. The map has some light surface soil.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/7/2008