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Antique Nautical Charts, Nautical Prints, and Nautical Ephemera

Scarce Antique Charts of Florida
Bays, Anchorages and Ports


Ten very scarce antique nautical charts of Gulf Coast bays, passes, and port entrances from Mobile, Alabama past Appalachicola, Florida and the Ochlockonee River.

Plans Hydrographiques des Baies ... des Florides
Poussin, Guillaume   1834
Antique Chart of Florida Territory with Proposed Canals

Beautiful antique chart of the Gulf Coast from the Atchafalaya River, past Bayou Lafourche and the Mississippi passes to Mobile Bay, Alabama

Carte Generale de la Floride...
Poussin, Guillaume   1834
Trade Card for Samuel Thaxter and Son, Boston

Antique trade card for the Boston, Massachusetts firm of Samuel Thaxter and Son.

Trade card for Samuel Thaxter and Son
Samuel Thaxter and Son   1890
Uncommon Antique Map of
Lake Pontchartrain


Uncommon and unrecorded version of a map of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana with three steamboat routes: to Madisonville, La., to Mandeville, La. and a mail steamboat route to Mobile, Alabama.

Map of Lake Pontchartrain
L. Hirt (after)   1840
Antique plan of the Harbor of
Portobelo Panama


Scarce antique copper-plate engraved harbor plan of Portobelo, Panama (Porto Bello) after Henry Popple (1733).

Harbour of Porto Bello
H. Popple (after)   1742
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