Auction 98, Lot 227

"Chart of the Harbour of Vera Cruz", Blunt, Edmund

Subject: Mexico & Virgin Islands

Period: 1827 (dated)

Publication: American Coast Pilot

Color: Black & White

11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

Locates reefs, shoals, and soundings. The fortified city is shown at center with the Castle of San Juan d'Ulloa across the strait. Small coastal view at lower left. Together with a small (7 x 5") sheet with a range of views of various locations in the Virgin Islands including Virgin-Gorda and Ginger Island. Both from the American Coast Pilot.


Condition: C

Heavily foxed with some staining and offsetting.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2002