Auction 95, Lot 449

"The Sea Chart", Howse and Sanderson

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1973 (published)

Publication: McGraw-Hill Book Company

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Size:
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 essay are hard bound in red cloth with dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve, 144pp.

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Condition: A

Very minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/13/2001

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