Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay Reduced from the Surveys made by D. (Coastal chart United States Chesapeake Bay Maryland New Jersey Virginia). Issued New York, 1847 by E.
Charming little mid-19th century miniature engraved coastal chart. Cape Henry lighthouse a lower right, Newport News and Hampton below title, Cape Charles at middle right side, and entrance to York River at top left. Countless sounding depths, various navigational features including shoals, light house, directions for sailing and inlets, etc.
Nice looking example, some minor extraneous fold lines, central fold line slightly age browned and wrinkled, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, but overall a nice example. Any age flaws are easy to forgive visually. Original fold lines as issued.Bibliography of American Coast Pilot. This example engraved for the 16th ed. Library of Congress, Map division example. 9 3/8"H X 9 1/4"W. 7 1/4"H X 8 1/4"W. We do not sell modern reprints. The item "Chesapeake Bay Maryland New Jersey Virginia Blunt 1847 old nautical chart map" is in sale since Tuesday, August 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.