Lot 82 of 235:
Large Admiratly charts of West Coast 1858  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$2,400
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
America West Diego Bay to Cape Mendocino from the United States Coast Survey 1855 [and] America West Cape Mendocino to Vancouver Id. from Cape Flattery southward, from the United States Coast Survey 1855. Juan de Fuca Strait by Captn. Kellet R.N. 1847
Author:
Admiralty, British
Place:
London
Publisher:
Published by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty
Date:
1858
Description:

Two engraved charts. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Sheet One with 12 engraved views, Sheet Two with 15 engraved views, the views engraved by J. Radclyffe. Lighthouses colored by hand. Each 98x64 cm (38½x25¼").

Large, well-engraved pair of charts of the whole west coast of the United States, with many fine coastal views to assist in navigation. On thick paper with a single horizontal fold in each.

Further Notes from the Files of Warren Heckrotte

Full title: [Sheet One] America West  Diego Bay to Cape Mendocino from the  United States Coast Survey 1855. (index of symbols) All bearings by compass. Soundings in fathoms. Natural scale 1/ 1,094,400 | London Published by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty 16th April 1858 Sold by J.D. Potter agent for the Admiralty Charts ...| Engraved by J. & C. Walker | 2530. [Sheet Two] America West Cape Mendocino to Vancouver ID. from Cape Flattery southward, from the United States Coast Survey 1855. Juan de Fuca Strait by Captn. Kellet  R.N. 1847. (index of symbols) All bearings by compass. Soundings in fathoms.  Natural scale 1/ 1,641,600 | London Published by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty 16th April 1858 Sold by J. D. Potter agent for the Admiralty Charts ... | Engraved by J. & C. Walker | 2531.

Provenance: J. Potter, 2/89

References: TMC, 12/83 and 3/84 discusses Admiralty charts.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some fairly light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
265136
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