Auction 163, Lot 135

"Carte de la Cote des Etats-Unis Comprise Entre la Nouvelle-Ecosse et la Floride Dressee d'Apres les Travaux Americains & Anglais", Robiquet, Aime

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1871 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
39.8 x 26.4 inches
101.1 x 67.1 cm

This large sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean extends from Nova Scotia south to northern Florida. Filled with coastal details, the chart includes numerous place names, depth soundings, bottom types, current directions, and lighthouses (colored yellow). Four insets include additional detail of Charleston, Delaware Bay, The Bay of New York, and the Florida coast including the Keys. Published in Paris and based upon both American and English sources.

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression with minor foxing along the lower border at left and right. There are light pencil notations in the Atlantic Ocean and some minor edge tears confined to the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/14/2017

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