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Composite: Bahama Banks, Gulf of Florida. Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862; Gauld, George. 1827

Composite: Bahama Banks, Gulf of Florida. / Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862; Gauld, George. / 1827
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Full Title: (Composite of) The Bahama Banks and Gulf of Florida by Edmund Blunt, hydrographer. (with) Chart of Key West by George Gauld. Engd. by R.M. Gaw, N.Y. Entered according to Act of Congress , the 30th day of October 1826 by E. & G.W. Blunt, of the State of New York. New York: published by E. & G.W. Blunt, 1827.

Author: Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862; Gauld, George.

Date: 1827

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Author: Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862; Gauld, George.

Date: 1827

Short Title: Composite: Bahama Banks, Gulf of Florida.

Publisher: New York: E. & G.W. Blunt.

Type: Chart Map

Object Height cm: 98

Object Width cm: 64

Scale 1: 910,000

Note: Two-sheet engraved nautical chart, with inset. Depths shown by soundings. Light house coloring added by hand in red. Includes 14 coastal profiles.

Reference: cf Guthorn, United States coastal charts, p. 10, 156 -158 (1834-1860 eds.)

Country: Bahamas

State / Province: Florida

Full Title: (Composite of) The Bahama Banks and Gulf of Florida by Edmund Blunt, hydrographer. (with) Chart of Key West by George Gauld. Engd. by R.M. Gaw, N.Y. Entered according to Act of Congress , the 30th day of October 1826 by E. & G.W. Blunt, of the State of New York. New York: published by E. & G.W. Blunt, 1827.

List No: 4662.012

Series No: 13

Engraver or Printer: Gaw, R. M.

Published In: (Atlas of 4 charts on 10 sheets) The north eastern coast of North America from New York to Cape Canso including Sable Island by Edmund Blunt. Published & Sold by E. & G.W. Blunt, No. 154 Water Street ... G. Ely Sct. Engd. by D.R. Harrison. Entered ... 22nd day of July 1828, by Edmund Blunt ... New York (3 sheets); The coast of the United States of North America from New York to St. Augustine: drawn and regulated according to the latest surveys and astronomical observation: by Edmund Blunt ... (4 sheets, 1827); The Bahama Banks and Gulf of Florida by Edmund Blunt Hydrographer ... (2 sheets, 1827); The coasts of West Florida, Alabama, Mississippi & Louisiana: Drawn from the surveys of Gauld, and improved from other authorities by Edmund Blunt (1 sheet, 1828).

Publication Author: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)

Publication Date: 1828

Publication Reference: cf Phillips. 3661; Guthorn. p.9-10, 56, 92-93, 160-161.

Publication Note: An unusual made up atlas of Blunt's charts in excellent condition, bound in quarter leather marbled paper covered boards for a French owner, with a small leather label on the spine: "Blunt. Ameriq. Septentrionale." The four charts on 10 sheets are all in first editions. Atlases of Blunt's charts are rare, with the Library of Congress atlas of 14 charts on 29 sheets the only other one we have seen.

Publication List No: 4662.000

Publication Type: Chart Atlas

Publication Maps: 10

Publication Height cm: 67

Publication Width cm: 53

Image No: 4662012

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