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Blunt, Edmund. The American Coast Pilot: Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, Capes, and Headlands, on the Coasts of North and South America. New York: Edmund and George W. Blunt, 1854. Seventeenth edition, full calf rebacked with later calf spine. Illustrated with 15 engraved maps and charts; most foldout, John Kehew’s Navigation Store advertisement attached to rear pastedown. 8vo. [xl], 679, 2. Binding slightly bowed, light foxing throughout; maps intact. This guide, being one of the earliest works on navigation and travel, was extremely important to North American voyages, and shows views of harbors as they existed during the Civil War. Views of Charleston, Savannah, Pensacola, and others. It includes bearings for lighthouses along the Eastern coastline, and warned against rocks, shoals, and dangerous ledges. It also charts sea currents, tides, and locations for them.
The American Coast Pilot: Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, Capes, and Headlands, on the Coasts of North and South America.
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Final prices include buyers premium: $125.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Friday, October 18, 2019.
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