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Cyprian Southack’s chart of the New England coast

An important chart based on the work of Cyprian Southack, one of Boston’s most colorful early figures. A Correct Map of the Coast of New England depicts the northeast coast from Sandy Hook to the southern edge of Cape Breton. It provides much information on soundings, banks and shoals, and other navigational hazards, particularly in the waters off Nova Scotia […]

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Classic chart of the waters off Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

A monumental and important chart of the waters around Martha`s Vineyard and Nantucket, by George Eldridge, the leading private American chart maker of the era. This mammoth chart depicts in detail the waters around the Elizabeth Islands, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Monomoy. Hundreds of soundings are given, along with notations about shoals and other hazards; lighthouses […]

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