Carta Esferica De Una Parte de la Costa Setentrional y Meridional de la Isla de Cuba…

$925

Excellent Spanish sea chart of western Cuba.

Date: 1837
Place: Madrid
Technique: Engraving
Coloring: Uncolored
Dimensions: 86.5 x 60 cm (34 x 23.5 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

This detailed sea chart of western Cuba from the Dirección Hidrografía includes coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, currents, coastal islands, lighthouses, and settlements.

Spanish sea charts are quite scarce on the market.

Cartographer(s)

Direccion Hidrografica de Madrid

The Direccion Hidrografica de Madrid was an official institution established in Spain in 1797. It was charged with both survey and publication of important charts and maps from all over the world, and became known for the quality of their execution and accuracy.

Condition Description

Laid on contemporary linen with some wear and minor blemishes. Very good.

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