The American Coast Pilot; containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, Capes and Headlands, on the Coasts of North and South America: describing the Soundings, Bearings of the Lighthouses and Beacons from the Rocks, Shoals, Ledges, &c. with the Prevailing Winds, Setting of the Currents, &c. and the Latitudes and Longitudes of the Principal Harbors and Capes; together with a Tide Table.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Edmund and George W. Blunt
Date Published: 1847
Description: 689 pp. including preface, index and supplemental tables. Illustrated with 17 maps, 13 of which fold out. Fifteenth edition. Inscription on first free fly page "Kimball Harlow Duxbury, Mass". Minor staining throughout. Wear to original full calf binding. Spine has been expertly repaired.
Comments: Beautiful early exploration of the eastern coasts of the Americas. Notable sea charts include Boston Harbor, Long Island Sound, the Chesapeake Bay and Pensacola Harbor, and a beautiful view of the Virgin Islands.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 218211