Lot 82: Large Admiratly charts of West Coast 1858

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Lot 82: Author: Admiralty, British Title: America West Diego Bay to Cape Mendocino from the United States Coast Survey 1855 [and] America West Cape Mendocino to Vancouver Id. from Cape Flattery southward, from the United States Coast Survey 1855. Juan de Fuca Strait by Captn. Kellet R.N. 1847 Place Published: London Publisher: Published by the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty Date Published: 1858 Description: Two engraved charts. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Sheet One with 12 engraved views, Sheet Two with 15 engraved views, the views engraved by J. Radclyffe. Lighthouses colored by hand. Each 98x64 cm (38?x25 ?"). Large, well-engraved pair of charts of the whole west coast of the United States, with many fine coastal views to assist in navigation. On thick paper with a single horizontal fold in each. Some fairly light foxing; very good. Provenance: J. Potter, 2/89. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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