J. Sea (Nautical) Charts, Coastal Surveys from The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Very good b&w chart (thin paper) with folds as issued and very little foxing. The chart is dated 1864, but appeared in the 1866 report of the superintendent of the US Coast Survey, then Alexander Dallas Bache, great grandson of Benjamin Franklin. There are elaborate depth soundings present. Triangulation was by C.O. Boutelle, C.P.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$95.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Very good, b&w (thin paper) chart with folds as issued, and very little foxing or browning. The image measures 97 x 70 cm. This California chart is in the vicinity of, and has depth soundings for San Francisco Bay . This chart indicates it was originally published in 1862, is the edition of 1865,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
No cover image available

(US Coast Survey Chart): Bodega Bay California

by Bache, A. D

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$65.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Very good, b&w with folds as issued, and very little foxing and fold browning. Bodega Bay is just north of San Francisco, and named for Spanish explorer Don Juan Francisco de la Bodega. The chart is dated 1864, but is from the 1866 report of the superintendent of the US Coast Survey, then Alexander… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$65.00
No cover image available

(River Survey, US Coast Survey): Ohio River Between Mound City and Cairo

by Bache, A. D

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$85.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Near fine but for small extra crease right upper corner due to being folded in book. B&W, with folds as issued, on thin paper. This chart shows the mouth of the Ohio River where it joins the Mississippi, at the border region of Illinois and Kentucky. Small plans of Mound City and Cairo are… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$85.00
No cover image available

(Sailing Charts, Coast Survey): Potomac River (in four sheets)

by Bache, A. D

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$495.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. All four (thin paper) sheets, b&w with folds as issued, very good or better, with almost no browning or foxing. These are from the 1866 report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Alexander Dallas Bache, then superintendent of the survey, was the great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin. These sheets are all dated 1864 on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$495.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Both sheets (thin paper), very good or better, b&w with folds as issued. These were issued as part of the 1866 report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey. Alexander Dallas Bache, then superintendent of the survey, was the great grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Both images measure approximately 52 x 41 cm. These sheets… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$145.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Very good, b&w, folds as issued, few foxed spots, one or two separations at folds (no images loss). These are from the 1864 Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, published in 1866. The three sheets are: 1. lower sheet--San Francisco to San Diego...1853 corrected to 1864 (16 small coastal views including entrance… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$950.00
No cover image available

(US Coast Survey, Massachusetts): Coast Chart No. 10 Boston Bay and Approaches

by Bache, A. D. [Alexander Dallas]

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$425.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Very good, thin paper, b&w as issued, folds as issued, few small wormholes to lower crease without major image loss, minimal fold browning. The area runs from Cape Ann in the northeast corner, southwestward to the mouth of Green Harbor River. Elaborate depth soundings present. Many small city/town plans in coastal environs of Boston… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$425.00
No cover image available

(US Coast Survey Chart): Newport Harbor and Approaches Rhode Island...Triangulations By E. Blunt...1864

by Bache, A. D. [Alexander Dallas]

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Near fine, b&w, thin paper, with folds as issued, from the 1864 Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, published in 1866. Bache was a grandson of Benjamin Franklin. The image measures 42 x 32 cm (16.5 x 12. 5 inches), with many depth soundings, and tabular summaries of soundings and tides. Topography… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
No cover image available

(Complete 3-Sheet chart set, US Coast Survey): Long Island Sound

by Hassler, F. R. [Ferdinand Rudolph); Bache, A. D. [Alexander Dallas]

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1866
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$1,275.00

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): US Coast Survey, 1866. Near fine set of all 3 sheets (sheets 13-15 numbered on verso), folds as issued, thin paper, almost no browning, b&w as issued, of this landmark survey of Long Island Sound. This set is from the 1855 survey, published in the 1864 Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, issued in 1866 (ref:… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,275.00
image of (2 Views; Second Anglo-Dutch War): Afbeeldingh van de stadt en revier van Rochester, Chetham..Aerdigh na 't leven geteeckent door W. Schellinks..zuydt-west syde, waer in klaer Vertoont..victorieuse uytwerckingh van de oorlochs vloot der ... Iunii 1667

Show Details

Description:
Amsterdam: I(oshue) Ottens, 1667. A more complete title for this copper-plate etching with two views is: Afbeeldingh van de stadt en revier van Rochester, Chetham, etc. Aerdigh na 't leven geteeckent door W. Schellinks van de zuydt-west syde, waer in klaer vertoont wert de victorieuse uytwerckingh van de oorlochs vloot der ... Staten Generael ... voorgevallen op den 19, 20,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,950.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Boston: A. Meisel, Lith., 1870. VG, with folds as issued, thin paper, some fold browning, a couple of small spot separations at fold junctures with no significant image loss. This is a full sized (73 x 101 cm) lighographic facsimile (reproduction) image of the Des Barres harbor chart. The sailing directions are not present, as with HNS (Henry Newton Stevens)… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,975.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington (DC): Cornellius Wendell (Printers), 1856. B&W, VG w/minimal fold browning. Includes description of sandbars in Appomattox River. From the "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1855." 66x75cm..
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$145.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
London: Edward Stanford, 1901. VG+ 40 panel linen backed chart, quite striking, with original color. A single right sided fold separation (in an area of text) has been repaired verso with clear archival tape. Channel Islands clearly shown. The updates to 1901 are on printed sheets attached to verso, per the publisher. The case for this folding chart is in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$295.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
US Government Printing Office, 1891. B&W as issued, map bound into book in 2 parts, divided midway east-west (i.e. north and south map segments). If sheets were joined, the full image would measure 18.5x26 inches. This is a rather detailed route map for this ship, issued in conjunction with the fisheries report, with Nova Scotia, Sable Island, Bay of Fundy,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$120.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Beverley Tucker Public Printer, Washington (DC), 1855. B&W, VG w/minimal browning. Elaborate depth soundings and area of "Main Ship Channel" are indicated. Also extends out to Snake and Sea Horse Keys. From the "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1854." 59x46cm..
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
London: James Imray & Son (89 & 102 Minories), 1876. Enormous rolled blue-back chart from this prominent publisher. This is oriented more west to east, given the configuration of the Irish Channel (St. George's Channel). As always, loaded with detail. Generally very good, with 1 small tear mid channel, not seriously affecting image. Details include elaborate depth soundings throughout, the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$525.00
No cover image available

(Map of Mexico): Chart of the Harbour of Vera Cruz

by Blunt, Edmund M

Seller
The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books
Published
1827
Item Price
$70.00

Show Details

Description:
Edmund and George W. Blunt, NY (54 Water-Street, Corner of Maiden-Lane), 1827. B&W, G due to some browning and staining with mild foxing. Image is reasonably clear, with the Reef of the Gallician, Island of Sacrifices, Green Island, Whitish Island shown. The river and bay of Vergara is indicated, along with a larger depiction of the city of Veracruz. From… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$70.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Chez L'Auteur (Ozanne; Rue St. Thomas du Louvre), 1762. Large 8vo, later vellum spine with cloth boards, complete with all 50 engraved, b&w, numbered plates (some are actually text, in French), plus the engraved title and dedication (Le Duc De Choiseui) pages. Endpapers intact, with very little browning and foxing, with heavy laid paper. There are some very small… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,300.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
Washington DC: James Steedman, Printer, 1858. VG, b&w as issued, folds as issued, with fragile crease folds (few early separations). Moderatley detailed chart of Hampton Roads environs, with Willoughby's Bay and Craney Island Flats.This is from the 1857 (published 1858) "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey in the Year 1857". The… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00