Auction 137, Lot 377

"Preliminary Chart of Beaufort River Station Creek Story and Harbor Rivers Forming Inside Passage between Port Royal and St. Helena Sounds South Carolina", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: South Carolina

Period: 1864 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
28 x 24 inches
71.1 x 61 cm

This survey chart of the Beaufort River between St. Helena Island and Port Royal Island was produced during the Civil War. Several islands are shown, including a part of Hilton Head Island at the lower left. An inset shows the continuation of the river north to the town of Beaufort. Complex soundings fill the chart.

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Condition: B+

There is one clean fold separation that goes 1 inch into the image and a few spots and light toning on a few folds, else very good.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/14/2011

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