Auction 170, Lot 594

"Plan des Golfes de Calvi et de Revellata Situes a la Cote Occidentale de l'Ile de Corse... ", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Calvi, Corsica

Period: 1829 (dated)

Publication: Pilote de l'Isle de Corse

Color: Black & White

24.2 x 18.1 inches
61.5 x 46 cm

This scarce chart by French naval officer M. de Hell centers on Calvi on Corsica. The gulfs of Calvi and Revellata are filled with soundings, bottom types, anchorages, and routes. There is fine topographical detail along the coasts, and the city of Calvi is depicted in miniature plan form. Drawn by Besancon and engraved by Michel. Published by the Depot de la Marine with the engraved seal at bottom right and the price below the neatline: Prix Deux Francs.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #5239-18.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with a short edge tear at right that has been closed on verso with tape.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 11/14/2018