British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

1929

Antique Nautical Chart of Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Equador

St. Helena Pt. to Gulf of Dulce Compiled principally from Surveys by Captain Henry Kellet, C.R. and Commander J. Wood, R.N. 1836-1849. With additions…

DESCRIPTION: 

Large, graphically striking, antique engraved British Admiralty sea chart of the Pacific coast extending from the Gulf of Dulce, Costa Rica, through all of Panama, and down the west coast of Colombia and Equador. The beauty of this chart lies in the extensive and bold engraving of mountain ranges and other topographical details.

Numerous lighthouses are picked out with red or yellow highlights. Last corrections made in manuscript with red ink.

First published by the Admiralty from London in August 1903 under the superintendence of Royal Navy Hydorgrapher Rear Admiral Wharton. This very attractive edition of the scarce Admiralty chart was printed with last corrections to 1929.

Sold by J.D. Potter Agent for The Admiralty.

CREATOR: 

British Admiralty Hydrographical Office

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1929

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

Costa Rica

BODY OF WATER: 

Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: 

Very Good.  Very clean and bright. On strong paper. A very good example with fine engraving.

COLORING: 

None except lighthouses highlighted in yellow or red.

ENGRAVER: 

Davies and Company

SIZE: 

26 " x 38 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

56

PRICE: 

$225

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