Auction 145, Lot 271

"Plano del Puerto de Portsmouth", Direccion de Hidrografia

Subject: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Period: 1809 (circa)

Publication: Portulano de la America Setentrional

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.6 x 6.8 inches
24.4 x 17.3 cm

This is a great Spanish chart of Portsmouth and the mouth of the Piscataqua River. There are numerous soundings, safe anchorages, and rocks depicted to aid in navigation. Several islands are shown, with a bridge connecting New Castle Island (I. Great) to the mainland. A very scarce chart.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide, original margins and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/12/2013

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