Lot 55 of 420:
Large French chart of northern Atlantic 1887  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Carte de l'Ocean Atlantique Septentrional
Author:
Daussy, P.
Place:
[Paris, France]
Publisher:
Dépôt général de la marine
Date:
1854-1887
Description:

Engraved chart. 62.5x93.3 cm (25½x36¾"), mounted on linen backing and sectioned for folding.

Large, separately issued chart of the northern Atlantic Ocean, with sizable portions of North, South, and Central America, Europe, and Africa. First published in 1854, followed by an 1872 printing and this 1887 issue - all are scarce, OCLC/WorldCat lists only two examples of this 1887 version, at the Paris Musee Histoire Naturelle, and the University of Chicago.  Rubberstamp of Canadian Department of Energy, Mines and Resources in lower margin.

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Condition:
Fine or nearly so.
 
Item number:
283436
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