Auction 98, Lot 127

"[Lot of 3 charts] Savannah River [and] [Untitled - Doboy Sound] [and] Pensacola Harbour", Blunt, Edmund

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication: American Coast Pilot

Color: Black & White

Size:
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The plan of Pensacola locates a revolving light, gives dozens of soundings, and shows a tiny Pensacola. Surveyed by Major Kearney who later led the Army of the West to war with Mexico in the next decade. The Savannah River map is very detailed and is from an 1821 survey by John Le Conte. It extends from the ocean to Fort Hayne near Fig Island. Sizes are, respectively, 16.3 x 6.8", 8 x 10" and 9 x 7".

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Condition: C

Foxing, some heavy, long, clean tear into the Pensacola map. In need of conservation.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2002

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