California coast Santa Barbara 1857 nautical chart Laguna Anacapa colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Chart of Eastern Entrance to Santa Barbara Channel California. Preliminary Survey.
(Nautical charts- Western United States- inset of Point Hueneme)
Issued 1857, Washington, D.C. by U.S. Gov. Coast Survey.
Fine large mid-19th century antique nautical map, professionally lined with rice paper, with beautiful hand color that greatly enhances the visual appeal.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines now flattened but with some creasing, small paper buckling in a couple spots, remaining clean - overall a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/2" x 23 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 16 1/4" x 23".
Burchard, Publications of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, pp. 34-6.
Guthorn, U.S. Coastal Charts 1783-1861, pp. 17-22
Library of Congress, Map division example.