Jun 23, 2022 - Sale 2610

Sale 2610 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
ARROWSMITH, AARON. Chart of the Pacific Ocean. Large engraved navigational chart of the coastlines of Russia, Japan, Korea, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia. 73 1/4x31 1/2 inches overall, segmented and mounted to original linen backing with frayed silk selvage; original hand-color; "South Sea/West Part" vellum tab at lower edge; dampstains, separations along fold lines. London, 1798 [but circa 1800-1805]

Additional Details

Western third of Arrowsmith's monumental 9-sheet map of the Pacific Ocean, here in a middle edition with the publisher's address at 24 Rathbone Place and without the portrait of Josef de Mendoza y Ríos to whom the chart is dedicated.

Greg Wood, Successive States: Aaron Arrowsmith's Chart of the Pacific Ocean, 1798-1832, The Globe, Issue 70, 2012.