Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 362

"Carte de la Partie Occidentale des Iles Antilles comprenant St. Domingue, la Jamaique, Cuba et les Iles et Bancs de Bahama…", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Greater Antilles

Period: 1801 (circa)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise

Color: Black & White

35.3 x 23.5 inches
89.7 x 59.7 cm

Magnificent, detailed sea chart of the southern tip of Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and the eastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula with its attendant islands. The coastlines are filled with soundings, and there is a key at the left indicating the bottom composition of the coastal and bank regions. The chart bears the date An X from the French Republican calendar (1801). Embossed stamp of the Depot de la Marine and Prix Deux Francs in bottom right corner.


Condition: A

Printed on a sturdy sheet with a nice impression and just a hint of faint toning.

Estimate: $700 - $900


Closed on 2/16/2011