Auction 169, Lot 248

"Chart of the Sandwich Islands to Accompany the Paper by the Bishop of Honolulu", Weller, Edward

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1868 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10.9 x 7.6 inches
27.7 x 19.3 cm

This uncommon map of Hawaii is from a report compiled by the Royal Geographical Society to accompany a paper written by Louis Désiré Maigret, the bishop of Honolulu. The map is quite accurate and extends to Niihau, with Hilo Bay, Diamond Head, Waimea Bay, and the volcano of Mauna Loa (with elevation) noted. Published by J. Murray for the Royal Geographical Society in London.


Condition: A

Issued folding with light toning confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018