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Auction 179, Lot 774

"Plan du Mouillage de Saint Denis (Ile de Bourbon)", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Saint Denis, Reunion

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.6 x 16.3 inches
57.4 x 41.4 cm
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This detailed navigational chart shows Saint Denis on the northern tip of Reunion, an overseas department of France. The waters are filled with soundings and dashed lines indicate the limit of safe anchorage during the summer and winter. There is excellent detail of Saint Denis and the surrounding countryside. The engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine is at bottom left.

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Condition: A

A bright sheet with a coat of arms watermark with the intials "AM" and a few minor spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/16/2020

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