Original Map - "Cape Ann Harbour. Surveyed by the Rev. C. Fetch and W. T. Mallone Esq. in 1819 by Direction of Come. Wm. Bainbridge, USN."

By: Blunt, Edmund (Draftsman); Hooker, William (Printer); Hatch (Engraver)

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white engraved nautical chart showing Cape Ann Harbor in Massachusetts. Chart with margins measures 8 1/2" x 10 1/4"; actual chart area measures 7 1/2" x 8 3/4." Chart is very clean and intact. There are a few horizontal fold lines. One of the fold lines has one very small chip. Faint dampstaining on map. Scale of distance in statute miles in upper-left corner below title. "Engraved for the American Coast Pilot, 14th Ed." printed above the chart. "Drawn by E. Blunt.; Printed by W. Hooker.; New York, Published by E. & G.W. Blunt, 1841.; Plan Engd. by Hatch." printed beneath the chart. Chart includes numbers showing water depths, a compass rose with magnetic variation, and other navigational aids. The chart also shows geographical features such as capes, coves, and points. Gloucester shown at top. Edmund Blunt (1770-1862) was a publisher of nautical charts and books and printed the first edition of the American Coast Pilot in 1796. Around 1827, Blunt retired and his sons took over the company and continued his work as a publisher of high-quality sea charts. The Blunts were also known for their collaboration with the U.S. Coast Survey which allowed their charts to be up-to-date.

Title: Original Map - "Cape Ann Harbour. Surveyed by the Rev. C. Fetch and W. T. Mallone Esq. in 1819 by Direction of Come. Wm. Bainbridge, USN."

Author Name: Blunt, Edmund (Draftsman); Hooker, William (Printer); Hatch (Engraver)

Categories: Travels and Voyages, U.S. History, Transportation, Inc. Automobiles, Trains & Ships,

Publisher: New York, E. and G. W. Blunt: 1841

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Map

Seller ID: 020156

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