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Auction 144, Lot 103

"Chart of the Harbour of Vera Cruz ", Blunt, Edmund

Subject: Vera Cruz, Mexico

Period: 1827 (dated)

Publication: American Coast Pilot

Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 8 inches
28.7 x 20.3 cm

Interesting small chart showing the Vera Cruz Harbor. The fortified city is shown at center with the Castle of San Juan d'Ulloa across the strait. Locates reefs, shoals, and numerous soundings. At bottom left is a small profile view. Engraved by Hooker.


Condition: B

Top margin has been trimmed just into the neatline at upper right and repaired with old paper, with minor loss of neatline. The right margin has also been extended with old paper. Faint offsetting.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $65

Closed on 4/3/2013