Cedar Keys Florida Waccasassa Bay Goose Cove 1854 U.S.C.S. old nautical chartBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Preliminary Chart of Cedar Keys and Approaches
(North America- United States- Nautical Chart- Waccasassa Bay- Way Key- Snake Key- Depot Key- Sea Horse Key- Goose Cove)
Printed 1854, Washington by U. S. Coast Survey
Lithographed by Yeager, Knight & Bradley
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, noticeable old dark brown stain spot, otherwise mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, small scattered spotting or age soiling as seen, original fold-lines as issued, trimmed very narrowly right to neat line along the left edge, overall the map is clean and very attractive --
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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. 19 1/8" W x 25 7/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 18 3/8" W x 23 1/4" H.