West Coast Coves Shelter Mendocino Port Orford 1854 U.S.C.S. old nautical mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Preliminary Survey of Harbors on the Western Coast of the United States
(North America- United States- Nautical Chart- California- Oregon- Crescent City Harbor- Shelter Cove- Mendocino City Harbor- Port Orford or Ewing Harbor)
Printed 1854, Washington by U. S. Coast Survey
Engraved by J. V. N. Throop
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, left blank margin trimmed right to neat line, 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 narrowly 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. 14 7/8" W x 19 3/4" H.
Engraved area measures c. 13 7/8" W x 18 3/8" H.