Auction 159, Lot 326


"Disposition des Vaisseaux de l'Escadre Commandee par Mr. Anson Croisant, vis a vis d'Acapulco, en 1742... / De Schikkingen Volgens Welke het Esquader van den Commandeur Anson, in het Jaar 1742 af en aan Acapulco... ", Anson, George

Subject: Acapulco, Mexico

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication: Voyage Autour du Monde...

Color: Black & White

14.6 x 8.3 inches
37.1 x 21.1 cm

This map locates Acapulco on the coastline with compass calculations. Acapulco and its port were important to the mission of Commodore George Anson, who captured a Spanish treasure galleon traveling between Acapulco and Manila.


Condition: A

A crisp impression issued folding on paper with a fish watermark, minor printer's ink residue, and some faint, unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $23

Closed on 9/14/2016