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Antique Nautical Charts, Nautical Prints, and Nautical Ephemera

San Francisco, California
Antique Birds-eye View


An attractive and desirable birds-eye view of San Francisco, California published in 1852 during the height of the California Gold Rush.

San Francisco
Henry Bill   1852
Antique View of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Antique optical print or vue d'optique of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia the port for Mecca or Lamekk (la Mecque) .

Vue du Port et de la Ville de Lamekk (Mecca)
Anonymous   ca. 1750
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
The Channel Islands
Jersey, Guernsey, and Alderney


Antique miniature nautical chart of the Channel Islands off the French coast of Normandy.

Carte particuliere des isles Jersey Grenesey et Aurigny
Rigobert Bonne   1778
Trade card for Steamboat Charles Morgan

Antique trade card for the side-wheel steamboat Charles Morgan of the Cincinnati and New Orleans Passenger Line.

Trade card for Steamboat Charles Morgan
Cincinnati and New Orleans
Passenger Line   ca. 1880
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
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