1836 Dirección de Hidrografía - Carta Esferica...la Isla de Cuba...[manuscript lighthouse notations]

Rare 1836 Spanish sea chart around central Cuba with manuscript lighthouse notations!

Title:

Carta Esferica de una Parte de la Costa Setentrional y Meridional de la Isla de Cuba con el canal viejo de Bahamas y el de Santarén. Por el comandante General y oficiales....

Map maker:

Dirección de Hidrografía

Place and Year:

Madrid, 1836

Dimensions:

58.5 x 85.3 cm (23 x 33½ in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG+

1,800.00
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DETAILS

Detailed Spanish map of the central part of Cuba includes coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, currents, coastal islands, lighthouses and settlements.

Around each lighthouse, someone has added manuscript notations showing the radial extent of the light beams out into the sea - very cool!

Spanish sea charts are quite scarce on the market.

CONDITION NOTES

Slight creases at top edge; near fine.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00312

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