Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 248

Price Realized: $ 11,700
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
MINISTERIO DE MARINA -- DIRECCION DE HIDROGRAFIA. Portulano de la America Setentrional. 106 engraved charts of harbors and port cities, engraved title-page, four divisional titles with contents lists. Oblong 4to, 9 1/2x14 inches, contemporary calf over worn boards, some worm damage to spine head and foot; worming to preliminaries and terminal charts, dampstain throughout. should be seen. Madrid, 1809

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First edition of this rare atlas of Spanish controlled harbors in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Part I Puertos de la Islas Antillas Part II Puertos de las Costas de Tierra-Firme, Florida y Seno Mexicano Part III Puertos de la Isla de Cuba Part IV Puertos de las Islas de Santo Domingo y Jamaica. Plate 30 of Part II represents the earliest separately printed chart of Galveston Bay, Texas. Phillips 1223 (variant).