Auction 99, Lot 309

"Karte des Atlantischen Oceans", Schraembl, Franz Anton

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Allgemeiner Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.2 x 19.2 inches
61.5 x 48.8 cm

Large, impressive sea chart focussing on the Atlantic Ocean including a significant portion of the surrounding continents including coastal details. In North America, the United States is shown confined to the Eastern Seaboard with the western boundaries of the southern states on the Mississippi River. This attractive chart includes rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lys.

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Condition: A

Clean and crisp with original color. Tissue repair of bottom fold and light damp stain in margin.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002

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