Auction 130, Lot 181

"[Lot of 2] Northern Ports & Harbours in the United States [and] Southern Ports & Harbours in the United States", Fullarton, Archibald & Co.

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: The Royal Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.8 x 17 inches
30 x 43.2 cm

Two matched sheets from Fullarton's large atlas, each with several finely engraved plans of towns and harbors. The first sheet has six maps: Portland Harbour, Boston Harbour, Hudson River, New York Harbour and Vicinity, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The nine maps on the second sheet are: Washington (D.C.), Beaufort Harbour. North Carolina, Mobile Bay, Charleston Harbour. South Carolina, Galveston Entrance. Texas, Delta of the Mississippi & Environs of New Orleans, Key West Island, and Pensacola Bay.

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Condition: B+

Very nice pair with fine original hand coloring in a pastel palette. Both with a short, straight tear at lower left corner just into map, closed on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/2/2009

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