Catalog Archive
Auction 152, Lot 704

"Ocean Pacifique, Feuille 2e", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Eastern Pacific Ocean

Period: 1863 (dated)


Color: Black & White

35.5 x 23.8 inches
90.2 x 60.5 cm
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This large chart of the Pacific also shows the southern portion of North America, Central America, and northwestern South America. Towns and cities, states, rivers, and mountains are identified on land. The Galapagos and Hawaiian islands are shown, as are other Pacific archipelagoes. Drawn by Hacq and engraved by Jacobs.


Condition: B

A nice impression on a watermarked sheet with light soiling, a 4.5" fold separation at bottom that has been closed with archival material, and some manuscript notations in pencil. The bluish shadow along the centerfold in the image is a product of the scanning process and is not on the actual map.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/18/2015