Auction 149, Lot 766


"The Sea Chart: An Historical Survey Based on the Collections in the National Maritime Museum", Howse and Sanderson

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1973 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.9 x 11.2 inches
22.6 x 28.4 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, with the majority predating 1800. Sixty plates of sea charts, some in color with accompanying essays. Hardbound in red cloth with dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve, 144pp.


Condition: A

Contents fine with just some minor wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $30 - $35

Sold for: $42

Closed on 5/21/2014