Grinnell Land Greenland Smith Strait Canada 1855 U.S.C.S. Kane nautical chart
Grinnell Land Greenland Smith Strait Canada 1855 U.S.C.S. Kane nautical chart Grinnell Land Greenland Smith Strait Canada 1855 U.S.C.S. Kane nautical chart Grinnell Land Greenland Smith Strait Canada 1855 U.S.C.S. Kane nautical chart Grinnell Land Greenland Smith Strait Canada 1855 U.S.C.S. Kane nautical chart
$ 36.00

Chart Exhibiting the Discoveries of the Second American-Grinnell-Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin

(North America- United States- Nautical Chart- Northern Canada- Grinnell Land- Greenland- Arctic Circle- Smith Strait- Peabody Bay- Kennedy Channel)

Printed 1855, Washington by U. S. Coast Survey

Lithographed by Ackerman

Original mid- 19th Century lithograph map.

the Explanation below the title shows the tracks of 5 different routes with their dates and leaders.

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 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, paper now uniformly age browned, overall the map is clean and very 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 ].

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. 16 1/8" W x 19 1/8" H.

Engraved area measures c. 14 7/8" W x 17 1/4" H.

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