Atchafalaya Bay Louisiana Salt Marshes Reef 1858 U.S.C.S. big old nautical chart
Atchafalaya Bay Louisiana Salt Marshes Reef 1858 U.S.C.S. big old nautical chart Atchafalaya Bay Louisiana Salt Marshes Reef 1858 U.S.C.S. big old nautical chart Atchafalaya Bay Louisiana Salt Marshes Reef 1858 U.S.C.S. big old nautical chart Atchafalaya Bay Louisiana Salt Marshes Reef 1858 U.S.C.S. big old nautical chart
$ 42.00

Preliminary Chart of Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana

(North America- United States- Nautical Chart- Salt Marshes- Point Au Fer Shell Reef- Sailing Directions)

Printed 1858, Washington by U. S. Coast Survey

Lithographed by W. Langran

Original mid- 19th Century lithograph map.

Printed on lithographic paper as issued which shows minor light signs of age, is age toned- resulting in a nice patina, must be handled carefully.

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 Poor to Fair antiquarian condition , paper brittle but mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, fold lines now age browned and splitting, long tear closed on back with archival tape, splitting at intersections, etc. overall the map is clean and attractive -- map has been priced according to this condition as described.

Please inspect photos closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within pictures provided. These pictures form a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study them carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.

[ note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].

Sheet measures c. 32 3/8" W x 28" H.

Engraved area measures c. 31" W x 23 7/8" H.

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