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Charleston Harbor - 1861

Boston: A. Williams & Company, 1861.

(Plan of Charleston Harbor and its fortifications) Compilation of US government surveys. Details of Charleston Harbor immediately before Civil War. Exceptional detail of coastal waterways, hundreds of depth soundings, as well as street plan of downtown Charleston. Fort Sumter, location of the beginning of the US Civil War, is clearly labeled to the center of the chart. Several repaired tears to bottom edge closer to right corner, and small (approx. 1" x 1/4") chip missing from top margin, not effecting plate. Scattered very light foxing The entire chart has been rebacked on rice paper, and measures 20 1/2" x 14 1/2" at platemark, 23 3/4" x 19 3/4" to margins. vg/--.

ISBN: none

[Item #MAP00267]

Price: $2,400.00
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