Auction 103, Lot 664

"The Sea Chart", Howse and Sanderson

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1973 (published)

Publication: McGraw-Hill Book Company


9 x 11 inches
22.9 x 27.9 cm

An excellent history of nautical charts, based on the collection of the National Maritime Museum of Greenwich. This useful and interesting history of marine cartography has illustrated examples from 1420 to 1971; most are pre-1800. Sixty plates of sea charts, some in color, with accompanying essays (144 pp.) are hard bound in red cloth with dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.


Condition: A

Minor shelf wear with faint foxing on endpapers.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 6/11/2003