Antique Nautical Charts, Maritime Maps, Nautical Prints & Ephemera


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Key West Harbor, Florida

Antique British Admiralty navigation chart of Key West Harbor in Florida.

Key West
British Admiralty   1920
Antique Chart of Nantucket Sound

Fine engraved British Admiralty navigation chart of Nantucket Island, Nantucket Sound and portions of 'America'.

Nantucket Sound
Nantucket Sound   1918
"Successful Men Do It Now -
Failures Wait Until Tomorrow"


Antique broadside touting the business opportunity for an investor in Florida real estate.

Large Antique Broadside
Sutherland, McConnel and Co.   1911
Malacca Strait

Chart of the Strait of Malacca with portions of coastal Sumatra and Malaysia and Singapore.

Pandang and One Fathom Bank to Singapore
British Admiralty   1957
WWII Atlantic Survival Chart

Scarce, waterproof privately-published WWII survival map for the north Atlantic Ocean from 1942.

WWII Waxed Survival Chart
Navigators and Engineer Officers Union   1942
WWII 3D Weather Simulator.

Three-dimensional (3D) pilot training weather simulators produced during WWII.

Early weather simulation device. Pilot training.
Office of Naval Research   1944
Hampton Yacht Club Regatta 1941

Self-published blueprint course map of the Hampton Yacht Club 14th Annual Regatta July 5 and 6, 1941 at Hampton, Virginia

Hampton Yacht Club Regatta Cyanotype Map
Hampton Yacht Club   1941
Cape Town, South Africa

 Very old, scarce chart of Cabo de Boa Esperanca or Cape of Good Hope now the location of Cape Town South Africa.

Cabo de Boa Esperanca
Francois Valentijn   1726
Rock the Casbah!

Rare lithographed map of a proposed renovation and expansion project for Algiers in 1858. By Vigououx and Caillat.

Alger. Projet d'une nouvelle ville...
Vigouroux and Caillat   1858
MS Fiji Island Map

Manuscript G.I. pictorial map from World War 2 era of Fiji's largest island, Vita Levu.

Vita Levu
Anonymous   1945
Jay Gould Era MS. Railway Map

Post civil-war inked manuscript map of Erie Railway Company and Long Dock Co. property.

Erie Railway Company
Jersey City, N.J.
Erie Railway Company   1870
Crimean Peninsula and Azov Sea

Antique map of the Sea of Azov and Crimea.

Carte de la Mer d'Azof ... Kinsbergen
Pierre Antoine Tardieu   1783