Auction 168, Lot 359

"L'Anse a Chouchou... [on sheet with] Le Port Paix... [and] La Baye Moustique... [and] Mouillage de Jean-Rabel... [and] Baye des Gonayves... [and] Baye de Tiburon... [and] ... Fond de La Grange... [and] Port a l'Ecu... [and] Rade de la Basse-Terre...", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Hispaniola & Tortuga

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.6 x 22.7 inches
44.7 x 57.7 cm

This sheet includes charts of nine bays and areas of coastline on Hispaniola and the island of Tortuga. Each chart gives good detail of topography along the coast, depth soundings, anchorages, rocks, and shoals. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. The engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine appears at bottom left with the price, "Trente six sols" at bottom right.

References:

Condition: B+

On paper with a large double-headed eagle watermark, minor soiling, light toning along the edges of the sheet, and some minor chips and tears along along the edges.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/6/2018

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