Lot 214: Chart of California Coasts 1856

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Lot 214: Author: Robiquet, Aime Title: Carte des c?tes de Californie de Mazatlan ? San Francisco d'apres les derniers travaux Am?ricains par Robiquet Place Published: Paris Publisher: Date Published: 1856 Description: Engraved chart of the California coast, printed by Louis Antoine. 66.5x100 cm. (26 ?x29 ?"). With insets of the bays and ports at Guaymas, Ballena, St. Bartholom?, Pulpito, San Quentin, San Diego, San Pedro, Monterey, San Francisco, and Bodega, all with many depth readings and from various sources. Scarce and detailed map of California's coastline, with much detail for navigation and a few inland landmarks. Presumably from Robiquet's "Atlas Hydrographique" of 1856, but this printing with separate price (4 francs) and publisher's blindstamp in margin. Margins with a little darkening and a few slight chips; very good. Provenance: Burden, 11/92. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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