Napha Harbor Commodore Perry Abbey Point  1853 U.S. Japan expedition survey map
Napha Harbor Commodore Perry Abbey Point  1853 U.S. Japan expedition survey map Napha Harbor Commodore Perry Abbey Point  1853 U.S. Japan expedition survey map Napha Harbor Commodore Perry Abbey Point  1853 U.S. Japan expedition survey map Napha Harbor Commodore Perry Abbey Point  1853 U.S. Japan expedition survey map
$ 44.00

The Harbor of Napha

(Asia- Japan- Survey Map of the U.S. Expedition to Japan- Abbey Point- Junk Harbor- Sailing Directions)

Printed 1853, Washington by U. S. Government

Engraved by Selmar Siebert

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 chart which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.

In Good+ or better antiquarian condition, some browning and tenderness along some fold-lines, short splitting to some areas of fold-lines, 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 unevenly along the left edge as seen and as issued, overall the map is clean and very attractive --

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. 25" W x 20 3/8" H.

Engraved area measures c. 23 1/8" W x 18 1/2" H.

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