Bull's Bay South Carolina Cape Roman nice 1857 U.S.C.S. old big nautical chartBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Preliminary Chart of Bull's Bay
From a Trigonometrical Survey
(North America- United States- Nautical Chart- Cape Roman- Cape Roman Shoals- Cape Island- Sailing Directions- Lighthouses- Tides Chart)
This map is missing its left-hand section that has been separated along the fold line.
Printed 1857, Washington by U. S. Coast Survey
Lithographed by A. Hoen
Original mid- 19th Century lithograph map.
Printed on lithographic paper as issued which shows minor light signs of age, is slightly age toned- resulting in a nice patina, must be handled carefully, but remains sound.
A detailed, scarce and interesting early nautical chart which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Good or better antiquarian condition, some splitting in spots along some fold-lines, paper is toned and a bit fragile , mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, overall the map is clean and very attractive --
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[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small minor age flaws, the map and printed area remain clean and visually pleasing- the map is well preserved.
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 23 3/8" W x 25 1/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 24 7/8" W x 22" H.