Auction 154, Lot 330

"Mar de las Antillas. Costa Norte de Cuba. Plano del Puerto de Sagua la Grande Levantado en 1858 por los Sres. de Bernardo y Morena...", Direccion de Hidrografia

Subject: Northern Cuba

Period: 1885 (dated)


Color: Black & White

34.9 x 23.1 inches
88.6 x 58.7 cm

This large-scale chart depicts the northern coast of Cuba in the vicinity of Isabela de Sagua. Several islands are depicted off the coastline including Cayo Iguana, Cayo Mariposa and Cayos del Dromedario. The coastal waters are filled with depth soundings, shoals, anchorages and a compass depicting both magnetic and true north. Drawn by S. Bregante and engraved by E. Perex. The blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia is visible at top right.


Condition: B+

Light soiling with several holes and one edge tear in the blank margins, all far from map image.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/16/2015