Antique Nautical Charts, Prints, and Books

Rare coastal elevation views

 Very scarce mid 17th-century antique copper engraving including 6 coastal elevation views of anchorages and bays favored by Dutch and French vessels on their way to Asia.

Coastal views including Table Bay, South Africa and Sumatra.
M. Thevenot   1663
Antique coastal map of Agde and Languedoc, France

Scarce antique map of the Languedoc region (coastal areas of France including the Camargue with villages of Montpellier, Aigues-Mortes, and La Motte) by French cartographer Christophe Nicholas Tassin..

Antique coastal map of the
Captainerie de Agde and Languedoc
Nicholas Tassin   1634
Engraving:
On the Back of the Broad Sea


Evocative, dreamlike engraving of ships and whales.

On the Back of the Broad Sea
John Lochtefeld   est. 1995
Scarce Nautical Chart of
Tampa Bay, Florida


very scarce copper-plate engraved harbor chart of the Baye du Spiritu Santo comprised of Bay de Tampa and the Baye de Hilsborough, by George le Rouge.

La baye de Spiritu Santo, côte occidentale de la Floride.
George le Rouge   1778
1822 Antique Map of the
New Orleans, Louisiana Vicinity


Scarce (1822) copperplate engraved map of New Orleans by John Melish.

NEW ORLEANS and adjacent country
John Melish   1822
Plan of Colonial New Orleans

Antique French plan of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana (la Nouvelle Orleans) from the period of French colonization ca. 1753.

Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans
J.N. Bellin   1753
Antique Plan of Veracruz, Mexico

One of the earliest available port plans of Veracruz, Mexico, the harbor of Veracruz and nearby islands.

Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Veraruz, Mexico
J.N. Bellin   1754
Journal of a Voyage to Greenland

 In 1822 Scoresby mapped the East coast of Greenland.

Journal of a Voyage to Greenland,
in the Year 1821. 2nd. ed.
George W. Manby   1823