Dec 07, 2023 - Sale 2655

Sale 2655 - Lot 26

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(BLUEBACK CHARTS.) Two large engraved nineteenth-century American nautical charts. New York, vd

Additional Details

- William Hooker. A New Chart of the Coast of Brazil, from the Equator to Rio Janeiro, Drawn from the Surveys Made by Order of the Portuguese Government. Engraved chart of the Brazilian coastline with inset plans of Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco, and Maranhao. Two sheets joined, 26x56 inches overall; original blue-backing with cloth selvage and large printed advertisement panel for works by Edmund M. Blunt pasted to verso; moderate signs of age. New York, 1825.

- E. & G.W. Blunt. West Coast of North America from the Gulf of Dulce to San Francisco. Detailed engraved chart of the Central and North American coastline from Costa Rica to San Francisco with inset plans of Monterey and San Francisco Harbors. 24 1/2x37 inches overall, wide margins; original blue-backing with printed label of New York mariner's shopkeeper Robert L. Shaw pasted to verso; moderate signs of age. New York, 1848.