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Lot 0006
  • Map: Carte des Côtes du Golfe du Mexique
  • Cartographer: Collin/Besançon/Dépôt Général de la Marine/
  • Place & Date: Paris / 1800 (Year IX)
  • Size: 35 5/8" x 23 3/4"
  • Condition: b&w; a beautifully preserved exemplar

    A large, magnificently detailed and beautifully preserved coastal chart of the Gulf of Mexico and northwestern Caribbean, encompassing Florida, the Gulf coasts of what are now the United States and Mexico and most of Cuba. Published by the French hydrographic office in 1800–1801 (the year IX in the French revolutionary calendar), the map includes a huge number of depth soundings and coastal details, based on the explorations of José Antonio de Evía in the 1780s and other Spanish "plans and observations." The detailed renderings of the New Orleans and Galveston Bay areas are especially noteworthy.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w; a beautifully preserved exemplar?

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Depot de la Marine: Antique Map of Gulf of Mexico, 1800

    Estimate $650 - $750Sep 23, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert