October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Pinkham - A Chart of Nantucket Shoals, 1791

Capt. Paul Pinkham (Massachusetts, 1736-1799), Published & Sold by John Norman (British/American, 1748-1817), Boston, 1791, double page engraved map on laid paper, from John Norman's Atlas American Pilot, sheet 31 x 20-1/4 in.; unframed

Note: Per Robert M. Ericson's A Bibliography of the American Pilot, this is state 1, which bears the imprint "John Norman."

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Provenance:Captain James N. Sever (1761-1845), Captain USS Congress; by descent in family


poor, large loss in upper left hand corner, large tear, and other scattered losses with rice paper backing, 9 in. stitched repair to upper right side (likely a period repair), some edge wear and losses, some stains, light toning, very light foxing

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
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