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Auction 102, Lot 606

"American Coast Pilot containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, Capes and Headlands, on the Coast of North and South America … May, 1847", Blunt, Edmund

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1848 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.3 x 9.8 inches
16 x 24.9 cm

This is the 15th edition of Blunt's comprehensive works. 642 pp. + 6 pp. appendix dated February 1848. Seventeen single-page and folding charts including Newport Harbor and Long Island Sound. Full calf over boards. Bookseller plate from Salem, MA on front paste down. Previous owner's name inscribed in pencil on frontis page, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy of an important American nautical book.


Condition: B

Binding very good with tight signatures. Light scattered foxing on some pages and maps, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/5/2003