Depot de la Marine

1868

Antique sea chart of the Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas

Ilses Malouines ou Falkland Levee de 1838 a 1845 par les Capitaines R. Fitz-Roy, W. Robinson et B.n Jo. Sullivan de la Marine Royale d'Angleterre

DESCRIPTION: 

Fine and scarce antique French nautical chart of the Falkland Islands after earlier surveys by Fitz-Roy, Robinson, and Sullivan of the British Admiralty. This large mid nineteenth-century navigation chart makes a very attractive presentation with its clean and bright appearance.

Originally published in 1850, this edition contains corrections to 1868. Contains inset elevation views of the Falklands coast.

CREATOR: 

Depot de la Marine

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1868

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

British Isles

BODY OF WATER: 

South Atlantic Ocean

CONDITION: 

Good.  Only issue is a repair at bottom left in the margin to replace and strengthen missing paper. Repairs outside the neatline do not impact the image at all. Two light brown spots. On heavy wove paper.

COLORING: 

None except lighthouses in yellow.

ENGRAVER: 

Dyonnet

SIZE: 

36 " x 24 "

PRICE: 

$1250

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