Sale 2450 - Lot 5
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
ARROWSMITH, AARON; and ARROWSMITH, SAMUEL. Chart of the Low and Society Islands. Large engraved chart of the Society Islands on heavy wove paper trimmed with linen selvage. 27 1/4x39 inches sheet size; minor staining, heavy crease at center, unfortunate areas of rodent damage upper left resulting in image loss, tear or cut lower left quadrant. Contemporary owner's ink inscription on verso: "Francis Post, June 1832." London: A. & S. Arrowsmith, 2nd March, 1830
Inset maps of Matavai Bay on Tahiti and the harbors of Eimeo (Mo'orea), Owharre on Huahine, and Oopoa on Raiatea.