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February 14, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Blunt, Edmund March (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot.

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Auction: Discovery - 2637MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM


Blunt, Edmund March (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot. New York: Edmund Blunt for William Hooker, 1822.
Octavo, stated tenth edition, signature of Captain Thomas Higgins on ffep, lacking pages 195-198, lacking the chart of the Long Island Sound, and the plan of Savannah Entrance, text not collated. Maps for the Isle of Sable, Portland Harbor; Portsmouth; Isles of Shoals; Newburyport; Annisquam; Boston; Cape Poge; Newport; New York Harbor; Little Egg Harbor; Bay and River of Delaware; Chesapeake Entrance; Charleston Harbor; Doboy; and Vera Cruz all present as called for in the Directions for the Binder; text with water stains throughout, sewing structure compromised, maps and plans with stains but untrimmed, and mostly on good paper, maps could be restored; bound in contemporary calf, quite worn, many signatures sprung.
Estimate $200-250

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Edmund March, Edmund Blunt, William Hooker, Thomas Higgins, River of Delaware, Newburyport, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Charleston Harbor, Little Egg Harbor, New York Harbor, Portland Harbor, Cape Poge, Delaware