Auction 97, Lot 251

"Carte de La Gonave Dressee sur les Operations Geometriques faites en 1787…Par M. de Lieude de Sepmanville", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Hydrographie Francoise Recueil Des Cartes Marines

Color: Hand Color

34.5 x 22.5 inches
87.6 x 57.2 cm

Large scale map of the island and harbor of Gonave on the west coast of Haiti showing the location of Port au Prince and several villages and forts. A fine sea chart with rhumb lines and fleur-de-lys showing coastal topography, soundings, anchorages, etc. Seal of the Depot de la Marine and a red stamp of the Military Depot included near title.

References: Phillips (A) #590-74A

Condition: B

Tears on centerfold, repaired on verso.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 12/5/2001