Auction 148, Lot 774

"Marine Fig 1 Coupe d'un Vaisseau dans Toute sa Longeur Fig 2 Coupe d'une Galere dans Toute sa Longeur", Anon.

Subject: Prints - Ships

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.1 x 6.7 inches
40.9 x 17 cm

Large cross-section views of two sailing ships finely engraved with detail right down to individual planks. Interior view of all holds includes examples of cargo, sleeping quarters, ladders, and more. The upper cross-section is of a sleek cargo runner and the other of a deep-hulled three master.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and a small damp stain confined to the lower left blank margin.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/19/2014