Nantucket Island Antique Maps
Antique Maps - Massachusetts > Nantucket County > Nantucket (7)
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Model # MAS1831
Map of the Island of Nantucket - Maker: De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)
Antique uncolored map of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. By De Crevecoeur, engraved by Tardieu, 1787. From an English version of the book called Letters from an American Farmer. This charming map of Nantucket features a triangular Tuckernuck Island, an enlarged Great Point area, tiny rows of trees delineating different areas, and a "Sand Ripp call'd Pochick." The numbers on this map correspond to information in the book. The (no longer complete) book can be purchased with the map for an additional $300. This map is in very good condition with a few minor stains. It has been archivally restored- cleaned, deacidified, and backed with a light-weight tissue to give the map strength. The margin on the bottom was lost at some point. The map measures approx. 7.75 x 10.75 inches to the neatlines. **NOTE- because this map requires extra insurance for shipping, an additional charge will appear on your card after your original purchase. If you would like to know what that charge will be, please contact us.**
Price: $1,650.00 Date: 1787
1787De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)$1,650.00

Model # MAS084
Preliminary Chart of Nantucket Shoals - Maker: U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Antique coastal report chart showing Nantucket Shoals with detailed soundings and bathometric data, as well as information on Light Houses, Light Vessels, Tides, and Currents. Good condition, paper is lightly toned, note deeper toning along fold lines, many seam separations, all have been repaired but remain visible to close inspection. Approx. 23.25 x 19 inches to neatline.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1864
1864U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey$150.00

Model # MAS443
Comparative Sketch of the Handkerchief Shoal, Entrance to Nantucket Sound, Mass., Showing Its Increase - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Black and white antique comparative sketch of the Handkerchief Shoal, entrance to Nantucket Sound. Shows the change and increase in the shoal from the 1853 survey to the 1874-5 survey. Very good overall antique condition, 15 x 11 inches.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1875
1875U.S. Coast Survey$95.00

Model # NAU108
Coast Chart No. 111 from Monomoy and Nantucket Shoals to Muskeget Channel Massachusetts - Maker: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
chart of the waters surrounding Monomoy, Chatham and Nantucket Sound. This is a working chart produced by the U.S. Coast Survey, issued in 1888 with a stamped print date of 1890. Includes Monomoy Island, Chatham to Lewis Bay, Nantucket and Tuckernuck, Nantucket Sound and Shoals. Includes bathometric data, as well as information on lighthouses, buoys, currents, and tides, with recognition profiles and significant coastal detail. Overall in good to very good antique condition with minor wrinkles and light minor stains, some edge wear, approx. 37.5 x 27 inches. **NOTE- because this map requires extra insurance for shipping, an additional charge will appear on your card after your original purchase. If you would like to know what that charge will be, please contact us.**
Price: $950.00 Date: 1888/1890
1888/1890U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey$950.00

Model # MAS228
Nantucket Mass. - Maker: Eldridge
Black and white antique Nautical Chart by George W. Eldridge, shows water depths, as well as key for location of Buoys, location of Rocks, Sunken Rocks, Life Saving Stations, Sailing Lines, Best Anchorage, etc. Very good overall antique condition, 19 x 14 inches.
Price: Date: 1901
1901Eldridge

Model # MAS2044
Map of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket Islands - Maker: New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad/ Matthews-Northrup Works
Antique printed color map of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the surrounding area published c. 1910 by The Matthews-Northrup Works and the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad. This map was published in a travel booklet that depicts Nantucket as an ideal vacation destination and the map is still attached to the booklet as the center fold page. The booklet includes printed photographs, illustrations, and visitor information. The map includes steamboat and railroad routes and shows the area from New Bedford to Monomoy encompassing the Elizabeth Islands, and parts of Cape Cod from Woods Hole to Osterville. Very good antique condition with staples at the center fold (as issued) and three vertical folds (as issued). The text on the back side of the map is slightly visible through the paper. The tourist booklet is by R.K. Munkittrick and when closed it measures 8.5 x 8 inches. The total dimensions for the map are 8.5 x 16 inches to the paper edges.
Price: $115.00 Date: c. 1910
c. 1910New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad/ Matthews-Northrup Works$115.00

Model # MAS2035
Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Islands - Maker: New Bedford News
Antique printed color pictorial map of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, printed in the style of an oversized postcard, by the New Bedford News, c. 1945. Map is surrounded by picturesque island scenes and locations. Within the map are illustrated ships (showing ship route to New Bedford) and sailboats, fish, lighthouses, compass rose, etc. Very good overall antique condition with mild toning of the paper and some very minor roughing of the edges (mainly the corners.) Page measures approximately 7" x 10.75" (H x W) overall.
Price: $45.00 Date: c. 1945
c. 1945New Bedford News$45.00

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Antique Maps - Massachusetts > Nantucket County > Nantucket (13)
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Model # MAS433
Preliminary Sketch Showing the Positions of the Shoal Recently Discovered by the Coast Survey, Nantucket.*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Preliminary sketch of Nantucket Shoal, by the U.S. Coast Survey, 1846. With Tidal notes. Very good overall antique condition, matted, 11.5 x 8.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1846
1846U.S. Coast Survey
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Model # MAS395RZb
New South Shoal & other Dangers - Maker: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
Hand colored Nantucket chart, recently discovered by the coast survey and the soundings on the Old South Shoal, Bass Rip, Old Man, Pochick Rip & c., by Bache, with Bearings & Distances, and Tidal Notes, very good condition with folds, 11 1/2" x 12 1/2".
Price: Date: 1848
1848U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Model # MAS441
Preliminary Chart of Nantucket Shoals*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Hand colored antique Nautical Chart of the Nantucket Shoals, with detailed soundings, as well as information on Light Houses, Light Vessels, Tides, and Currents. Very good overall antique condition, 23.25 x 19 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1864
1864U.S. Coast Survey

Model # MAS441A
Preliminary Chart of Nantucket Shoals *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Hand colored antique nautical chart of the Nantucket Shoals, with detailed soundings, as well as information on Light Houses, Light Vessels, Tides, and Currents. Very good condition, paper is toned, note deeper toning along fold lines, 23.25 x 19 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1864
1864U.S. Coast Survey
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Model # MAS396RZb
Nantucket Harbor - Maker: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
Bache folded survey includes 2 recognition profiles, Cotue Beach, map of Nantucket town, and sailing directions, 14" x 17", Very good overall antique condition.
Price: Date: 1866
1866U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Model # MAS514
Proposed Work Harbor of Refuge, Nantucket, Mass.*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Engineers
Hand colored antique harbor chart, showing proposed jetties, Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts, compiled from maps made 1881-84, 1892, and 1893. Very good overall antique condition, 8 x 4.75 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1893
1893U.S. Engineers

Model # MAS394RZ
Harbor of Refuge at Nantucket, Mass.*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Shows Haulover Break, First Point or Bogue Point, East & West Jetty, Brant Point and Great Point, hand colored, by Cassius E. Gillette, Very good overall antique condition, 7 1/4" x 10 1/4". *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1903
1903U.S. Coast Survey

Model # MAS518
Massachusetts (Nantucket Quadrangle) Tuckernuck Island Quadrangle*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Department of the Interior
Antique topographic map of Tuckernuck Island and Muskeget Island, near Nantucket. Very good overall antique condition, 19.5 x 13.25 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1944
1944U.S. Department of the Interior

Model # MAS1770
A Sailor's Map of Nantucket *****SOLD***** - Maker: R. Newton Mayall
Antique printed color map showing Nantucket Harbor, Polpis Harbor, and Head of the Harbor with navigational information, warnings, as well as towns, roads, notable buildings, and marsh areas. By R. Newton Mayall, 1945. Very good overall antique condition with very slight toning at paper edges. Approx. 12 x 21.75 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1945
1945R. Newton Mayall

Model # MAS516
Massachusetts (Nantucket County) Siasconset Quadrangle*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Department of the Interior
Antique topographical map of part of Nantucket, including Siasconset and part of Nantucket Harbor. Very good overall antique condition, 19.25 x 13.25 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1945
1945U.S. Department of the Interior

Model # MAS517
Massachusetts (Nantucket County) Great Point Quadrangle *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Department of the Interior
Antique topographical map of part of Nantucket, showing Great Point. Very good overall antique condition, 19.25 x 13 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1945
1945U.S. Department of the Interior

Model # MAS1739
Guide to Nantucket antique travel guide ***SOLD*** - Maker: J.H. Robinson
Antique travel guide for Nantucket by J.H. Robinson, published in 1948. This travel guide offers a glimpse into life on Nantucket in the 1940s, with three folded maps, text describing the history and important sights, photographs, advertising, and more. Very good condition. The book itself measures approx. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. The largest fold-out map measures 7.75 x 19.75 inches to the neatline.
Price: Date: 1948
1948J.H. Robinson

Model # MAS1547
Nantucket Island *****SOLD***** - Maker: New England Map Co./L. Parker
Antique black & white printed tourist map of Nantucket with many quirky details including a border depicting woven rope, numerous vignettes, an island history, and drawings of island activities, including a key to Points of Interest. "Come Get a Perfect Vacation on this Fascinating Island 30 Miles at Sea...." Very good overall antique condition with folds as issued. This is a folding map that folded down into a cover to make it pocket-sized. The cover is not included. Measures approx. 18 x 30.5 inches unfolded. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1932
c. 1932New England Map Co./L. Parker

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