Georgia Doboy sound Pelican Shoals 1827 Blunt small old nautical coastal chartBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Doboy Sound- Cabarita island- Pelican Shoals- Wolf island & creek- ruin of Little- light house located).
Issued New York, 1827 by E. & G.W. Blunt. ngraved by Hooker.
Charming little mid-19th century miniature engraved coastal chart.
With pleasing full hand color which greatly enhances the visual appeal of this small map.
Countless sounding depths, various navigational features including shoals, light house, directions for sailing and inlets, etc.
Nice looking example, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, sie blank margins narrow as issued, overall a superior visual example. Any age flaws are easy to forgive visually.
Original fold line as issued.
Campbell, Bibliography of American Coast Pilot, Blunt, pp. 47-8.
Guthorn, U.S. Coastal Charts 1783-1861, [this example engraved for the 16th ed.].
Library of Congress, Map division example.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. I, pg. 153-4.
Sheet measures c. 8 5/8" x 8 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 8 3/8" x 7 1/8".