1st item: Nautical Map: A New Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean, Drawn from the Best Authorities by J. S. Norie, printed London, 1831. Shows the coasts of the United States, Labrador and Eskmaux rather than Canada, South America, Africa, Spain, England and Ireland. The Azores, Cape Verde Islands, and other islands are also shown. 39 1/4" x 51". Original blueback paper with canvas edging. J. Grant Navigation Warehouse label en verso. 2nd item: Civil War era nautical map showing the Core Banks of North Carolina's coast: Cape Fear, Cape Lookout, Cape Hatteras, along with insets of Beaufort Harbour, Hatteras Shoals, and the Bar and Roads of Occracock. Various pencil markings chart a voyage of July, 1861. Published by E. and G.W. Blunt, New York, undated. Original blue backing with canvas edging. 38" x 27". 3rd item: Nautical map of the Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, Reduced from the original survey of Major H. Bache, U.S.T.E., Engraved by William Hooker, New York. Published by E. and G.W. Blunt, undated. Shows the coastline of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, with large upper right corner detail of Charleston Harbor, and detail of St. John's River lower left. 38 1/2" x 26 3/4". Note: this lot includes the original antique tin storage tube. CONDITION: 1st map: Very good condition with some stains to far right side including continent of Africa (2") and around Sweden. Scattered light smudges and creases. 2nd map: Fair condition with considerable fading and widespread light staining and creasing. Previous owner pencil notations. 3rd item: Fair condition with some widespread light discoloration around edges, 3 small holes upper left quadrant, overall toning and light fading, several creases, pencil notations.
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