Antique Nautical Charts, Nautical Prints, and Nautical Ephemera

Huge Privately-published Blueback Chart of Brazil

Huge pivately-published blueback chart of Brazil and Argentina.

General Chart of the Coasts of Brazil
Richard Laurie   1870
Chart of San Francisco Harbour by the British Admiralty

Large chart of San Francisco Bay and harbor by the British Admiralty after the U.S. Coast Survey.

San Francisco Harbour
British Admiralty   1886
Antibes, France

Fun map of Antibes Juan Les-Pins, France.

Antibes Juan Les-Pins
Vic Raymon   1949
Monterey Bay and Carmel Bay, California

First French edition of this antique plan of Monterey Bay, Carmel, and Carmel Bay in California.

Plan de la Baie de Monterey Situee dans la Calfornie Septentrionale
La Perouse, Jean François Galaup   1797
Unrecorded plan of land for sale in Orient Heights / Beachmont, Revere, Mass.

 Unrecorded heliotype plan or plat of land for sale in 1874 by the Boston Land Company in Orient Heights, Revere, Massachusetts- today's Beachmont neighborhood.

Orient Heights / Beachmont
Whitman and Breck   1874
Rare Plan of the West Boston Bridge Causeway after Osgood Carleton

Plan of the CAUSEWAY over the MARSH in CAMBRIDGE.

Plan of the Causeway Over the Marsh in Cambridge.
Osgood Carleton   1855
Rare Dutch Sea Chart of the Pas de Callais

Wagenhaer's rare Dutch sea chart of Belgium, Picardie, and France.

Beschrijvinghe van de Zee Custen van Vlanderen en Picardien
Lucas Jansz Wagenhaer   1584
Maury's Whale Chart

Rare thematic chart of reported whale sightings by geographic area, whale species, and relative number of sightings.

Whale Chart
Matthew Maury   1851/1956
Manuscript Map of Sea Islands of Georgia and South Carolina

Map of Sea Islands
Robert Deas Gignilliat   1898