Auction 149, Lot 104

"Isle of Sable", Blunt, Edmund

Subject: Isle of Sable, Nova Scotia, Canada

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication: American Coast Pilot

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.2 x 3.9 inches
18.3 x 9.9 cm

Detailed small coastal chart with a shipboard view of the eastern end of the island. It shows the island off the coast of Nova Scotia, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic because of the more than 350 recorded shipwrecks since 1583. Engraved by Hooker.

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Condition: B+

There is a small stain at bottom left and a damp stain confined to the right blank margin. The bottom margin is slightly trimmed and backed in tissue.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 5/21/2014

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