Carolinas


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892Antique map of Port Royal Sound and Hilton HeadDetailsMoll, Herman1736
Antique Chart of Port Royal Harbor, South Carolina
Moll, Herman
1736
LOC:3
$425.00Moll--HermanAntique-Chart-of-Port-Royal-Harbor--South-CarolinaThis antique chart of <b>Port Royal Sound</b>, drawn by Herman Moll before 1732, is the earliest obtainable large-scale chart focused on the Port Royal / Beaufort, South Carolina area and one of the earliest to name <b>Hilton Head</b>. With locations identified for two proposed forts guarding the main channel to "Bauford Town" (Beaufort), which was located by Moll on Parris Island ("Port Royal Island"). Other noted features include St. Helena Island, with Phillips Point and St. Michaels Head. Numerous soundings and sandbars are indicated. <br></br> Moll added this description of the area below the title block: <div class="indenttextblock">"Port Royal River lies 20 Leagues from Ashley River SW it has a bold entrance 19 or 20 foot at low-water. The Harbor is large, safe, and commodious and runs into ye best country in Carolina. Here ye air is always cleer and agreeable to Europian constitutions".</div> </br> <b>Herman Moll</b> (1654-1732) was a publisher, cartographer, and engraver who operated a book and map store in London. This old map of Port Royal, Hilton Head, and Beaufort S.C. is from the 3rd edition of Moll's "Atlas Minor: or a New and Curious Set of Sixty-two Maps", published for Thomas and John Bowles in 1736.
419Antique nautical chart of Cuba, West Indies and Gulf of MexicoDetailsMalham, John1797
A Correct Chart of the West India Islands engraved for Malham's Naval Gazetteer
Malham, John
1797
LOC:3
$375.00Malham--JohnA-Correct-Chart-of-the-West-India-Islands-engraved-for-Malham-s-Naval-GazetteerIncreasingly scarce on the market. Rev. John Malham's chart of the United States east coast lying south of Charlestown, South Carolina. Covers the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, Bahamas, Hispaniola, the West Indies, Central America, Columbia, and Venezuela south to the mouth of the Orinoco River. This chart has examples of interesting usage of terms that are today known only from history books: 'Spanish Main' for the southern Caribbean Sea; 'Terra Firma' denotes northern Colombia and Venezuela. Key noted cities include Charleston, Savannah, St. Augustine, New Orleans, Havana, Port Royal, Cartagena, Caracas. <br></br> From the rare first American edition of Malham's Naval Gazetteer, published by Spotswood and Nancrede in Boston in 1797. Early U.S. colonial nautical chart engravings are scarce. <BR> </BR> This chart comes from an early nautical gazetteer or geographical dictionary produced first in England and after 1796 in the United States by John Malham a prolific Yorkshire-born author who produced other diverse works that include "Navigation Made Easy and Familiar".
682Old antique nautical map or chart of Albemarle Sound, North CarolinaDetailsU.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey1860
Albemarle Sound North Carolina
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
1860
LOC:52
$675.00U-S--Coast-and-Geodetic-SurveyAlbemarle-Sound-North-CarolinaOriginal, antique rolled U.S. Coast Survey chart of the Western portion of Albemarle Sound published in 1860. Produced under the supervision of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States. Within a mile or so of the riverine margins each building, field, and plot of land are drawn in fine detail. With sailing directions and an explanation of navigation using the ranges. Based on triangulation and hydrography executed between 1847 - 1849. <br></br> Coverage of this fine antique chart include the towns of Plymouth, Edenton, Columbia, Hertford, Nixonton, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina; the Cashai (Cashie) River; Pocosson Swamp; Roanoke River; Chowan River; Bull Bay; Scuppernong River; Perquamons (Perquimans) River; Bear Garden Point; Little River; Redbank Land; and Truebloods Point. <br></br> This antique navigation chart should not be confused with those similar copies issued as part of a Report to Congress, most on thin paper with folds that often show condition issues. This original mid 19th century survivor is a large, separately issued example on thick paper that has been stored either rolled of flat with no folds. <br></br> Numerous soundings, lighthouses, and other aids to navigation are noted. With the logo of the Coast Survey Office. Price $1.50 when issued.
6435Civil War map of Charleston Harbor by Jacob Weiss, 1861.DetailsWeiss, Jacob1861
Map of Charleston Harbor
Weiss, Jacob
1861
LOC:10
$2,150.00Weiss--JacobMap-of-Charleston-HarborUnrecorded edition of "Map of Charleston Harbor [South Carolina] showing the location of forts ..." printed by Jacob Weiss at 600 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia in 1861. Inset elevation or perspective view of Charleston at top. <br><br> My interpretation of the map suggests Weiss printed the map between December 27, 1860, when the Union surrendered Shutes Folly/Castle Pinckney to the S.C. militia but before April 12, 1861 when the Confederacy began bombardment of Union forces at Fort Sumter. During this period the public had an intense interest in the building conflict. <br><br> Shows the main channel from the Atlantic Ocean to Charleston docks. Circles represent the range of cannon fire from forts and batteries in vicinity of Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina. Key features include: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"></li> <li>Shutes Folly Island with Castle Pinckney</li> <li>Rebellion Road [2]</li> <li>US Arsenal</li> <li>Customs House</li> <li>Mount Pleasant</li> <li>Sullivan's Island</li> <li>Drunken Dick Breakers</li> <li>Fort Johnson and Fort Sumter</li> </ul> </div> WorldCat shows only two similar institutional holdings - Hagley Museum & Library, and University of Michigan Clements Library. This edition is similar to the edition at the U. Michigan Clements Library but lacks the price, and the Clements copy lacks both the decorative border, and the "Perspective View of the Harbor and City of Charleston" at top. <br><br>
581Antique chart of North Carolina Albemarle to Cape Fear.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1871
Albemarle Sound to Cape Fear
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1871
LOC:0
$720.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeAlbemarle-Sound-to-Cape-FearAntique, rolled, British Admiralty sea chart of the coast of North Carolina ( NC ). This lithographed chart, although issued by the Admiralty Hydrographic Office in London, is based on work by the U.S. Coast Survey ca. 1847 and is dated to the edition of 1871. Numerous soundings, aids to navigation, inlets, rivers, and hazards are noted. <br></br> Coverage extends from Currick Sound / Elizabeth City, N.C. south to Little River Inlet at the border with South Carolina. A sampling of the many noted points of interest include: Cape Fear, Cape Lookout, Cape Hatteras, Albemarle Sound, Pamplico Sound, Core Sound, Holden Beach, Neuse River, Ocracoke Inlet and Ocracoke Island, Beaufort, Wilmington, Elizabeth City, and at the very bottom, Frying Pan Shoals. <br></br> This antique sea chart was first published at the Admiralty in London on November 30, 1861 under the superintendence of Captain Washington, R.N.: F.R.S. Hydrographer. Sold by J.D. Potter, agent for the Admiralty Charts. 31 Poultry and 11 King Street Tower Hill (London). Number 2826. Price when issued was half a crown.
1041 British Admiralty antique sea chart of  North Carolina.DetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1871
1871 Chart of the Outer Banks, Albemarle Sound to Cape Fear
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1871
LOC:53
$1,600.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-Office1871-Chart-of-the-Outer-Banks--Albemarle-Sound-to-Cape-FearAntique, British Admiralty sea chart of the North Carolina Outer Banks in outstanding condition. Although issued by the Admiralty Hydrographic Office in London, this chart is based on work by the U.S. Coast Survey ca. 1847 and is dated with corrections to May, 1871. Numerous soundings, aids to navigation, inlets, rivers, and hazards are noted, particularly in Onslow Bay, Raleigh Bay, and the coastal inlets. <br></br> Coverage extends from Currick Sound / Elizabeth City, N.C. south to Little River Inlet at the border with South Carolina. A sampling of the many noted points of interest include: Cape Fear, Cape Lookout, Cape Hatteras, Albemarle Sound, Pamplico Sound, Core Sound, Holden Beach, Neuse River, Ocracoke Inlet and Ocracoke Island, Beaufort, Wilmington, Elizabeth City, and at the very bottom, Frying Pan Shoals. <br></br> This antique sea chart was first published at the Admiralty in London on November 30, 1861 under the superintendence of Captain Washington, R.N.: F.R.S. Hydrographer. Sold by J.D. Potter, agent for the Admiralty Charts. 31 Poultry and 11 King Street Tower Hill (London). Number 267.
6648Patriotic WWI map titled Military Camps and Nearby ResortsDetailsSeaboard Air Line Railway1917
Military Camps Winter Resorts Map Florida
Seaboard Air Line Railway
1917
LOC:150
$800.00Seaboard-Air-Line-RailwayMilitary-Camps-Winter-Resorts-Map-FloridaRare patriotic WWI map titled "Military Camps and Nearby Resorts. Winter Near Your Soldier Boy." This fine 31 inch long antique map was published by Seaboard Airline Railway in 1917. Outstanding and emotionally evocative graphics on the cover with a fine thematic promotional map on the recto. <br><br> <div id="0" align="center"> <a title=""></a> <img id="6648" src="/ZoomifyImages/SC_6648/SC_6648_cover_detail.jpg" alt="WWI map titled "Military Camps and Nearby Resorts. Winter Near Your Soldier Boy" published by Seaboard Airline Railway Florida." width="100"/> <br><br> <font size="-2">Military Resorts Cover Art</font> </div><br> Only one holding is found in WorldCat, at Rutgers. WorldCat's mildly cynical one-line summary of the map reads <b>"War as a tourist industry for elegant ladies & gentlemen."</b> (1) <br><br> This full-size folding map shows twenty-eight locations (Army, Navy, and Aero training camps) served by the Seaboard Air Line Railway where a spouse (wife) could travel to spend the winter holidays with her soldier (husband) during 1917, the fourth year of WWI. The camps and stations of the U.S. Army were indicated with red square symbols, those of the Navy with circles, and Aero Stations by triangles. The U.S. Army Air Service, as it was then called, was established after April, 1917 making this map one of the earliest available maps to show Pensacola as an Naval Air Training Station. <br></br> These Army, Navy, and Aero training locations, described in the key at bottom right, include Pensacola, Tampa, and Key West, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; Charleston, South Carolina; and Port Royal, SC. <br></br> Brochure folds to 4" x 9". Printed by Poole Brothers, Chicago and dated within at 8/16/1917. <br><br> (WorldCat. Accessed: January, 2023)
3607Admiralty chart of Charleston Harbor based on U.S.C.G.S. chartsDetailsBritish Admiralty Hydrographical Office1918
Large Chart of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
British Admiralty Hydrographical Office
1918
LOC:53
$1,250.00British-Admiralty-Hydrographical-OfficeLarge-Chart-of-Charleston-Harbor--South-CarolinaFine British Admiralty chart of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina based on U.S.C.G.S. charts to 1914. This edition with corrections to 1918. Named features Include Folly Island, Morris Island, James Island, Sullivan Island, and the Isle of Palms. From the copper plate engraved by J & C Walker. <br></br> Later edition of a British Admiralty chart first engraved and published from London in 1869, and updated with correctiosn after that. <br></br> Bold dark lithographed print retains the cartographic look and style of the late 19th century. Logo of the British Hydrographical Office at top of the title block. Published from London on April 1, 1869 . Number 2324
5492Thematic advertising map of North Carolina and of South Carolina.DetailsState and City Bank and Trust Richmond VA1922
Map NC and SC with principal 1922 crop acreages
State and City Bank and Trust Richmond VA
1922
LOC:10
$295.00State-and-City-Bank-and-Trust-Richmond-VAMap-NC-and-SC-with-principal-1922-crop-acreagesThematic advertising map of North Carolina and of South Carolina with 1922 acreage statistics related to crops, livestock and other agricultural resources. Contains several inset tables of summary statistics: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Principal SC 1922 crop acreages (Cotton was #1 at nearly 2.2 million acres)</li> <li>SC 1921 crop and sales value (Cotton #1 at $61M made up nearly half of SC crop output)</li> <li>NC 1922 Crop acreages.</li> <li>A marketing schedule for major agricultural crops and livestock: "When Carolina Crops are Marketed"</li> </ul> </div> Lithographed. The maps are based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Markets and U.S. Bureau of Crop Estimates. A discreet call to action in inset text at far right: "You need some kind of banking service every day … Banking by Mail is one of our specialties … Our resources exceed $21,500,00."
1421Old pictorial map of the State of South Carolina.DetailsJohst, Paul Spener1931
South Carolina Pictorial Map
Johst, Paul Spener
1931
LOC:20
$85.00Johst--Paul-SpenerSouth-Carolina-Pictorial-MapPictorial map of the State of South Carolina in a cartoon-like style. Depicts transportation (mules), agriculture (tobacco, rice, watermelon, cotton, corn) for the State of South Carolina in an exaggerated, stereotyped manner. A decorative legend at bottom left identifies four locations within South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Spartanburg. Page 57. <br></br> Verso with text extolling the virtues of South Carolina geography and natural wonders. <br></br> From "Picture Map Geography of the United States" by Vernon Quinn. With Picture Maps by Paul Spener Johst. Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company. New York. 1931. Some picture maps in the book contain depictions that today might be considered politically incorrect or even racist.
6597Cyanotype map of the 1865 route of Confederate General Jefferson DavisDetailsMcClelland S.W. Kincaid R.L. et al1941
Cyanotype (blueprint) map of the Route of Jefferson Davis in Spring 1865
McClelland S.W. Kincaid R.L. et al
1941
LOC:3
$200.00McClelland-S-W--Kincaid-R-L--et-alCyanotype-(blueprint)-map-of-the-Route-of-Jefferson-Davis-in-Spring-1865Unrecorded and interesting cyanotype map of the route of Confederate General Jefferson Davis as he fled south after the Civil War from Charlotte, North Carolina to the city of Irwinville, Georgia where he hoped to escape to a foreign country. The map shows key rivers crossed and locations where Jefferson Davis stopped along the route. <br><br> Creators were Dr. S.W. McClelland, Dr. R.L. Kincaid, Dr. J.M. Nicholson, and C.P. Williams in August. 1941. This blueprint map is yet another scarce example of how an early photographic reproduction technology allowed individuals to disseminate their own unique works, bypassing traditional publishing technologies and institutions.
5339Plat map of Cedar Grove Plantation,  St. Paul, South Carolina.DetailsSomberg, Seymour I.1950
Blueprint plat map of Cedar Grove Plantation St. Paul South Carolina
Somberg, Seymour I.
1950
LOC:1401
$900.00Somberg--Seymour-I-Blueprint-plat-map-of-Cedar-Grove-Plantation-St--Paul-South-CarolinaUnrecorded blueprint or cyanotype plat map of <b>Cedar Grove Plantation</b> or Smythe Plantation, <b>St. Paul / Summerton, South Carolina</b> in Clarendon County with Robert Adger Smythe (1871-1962) , Manager. The blueprint was created ca. 1950 and signed by Seymour. I. Samberg L.S. (Land Surveyor) with property lines taken from an earlier plat by Bushner and Rutledge dated May 30, 1914. North oriented to lower left. <br></br> Robert Adger Smythe was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1871 and graduated from the Citadel in 1890. He founded the Lambda Chapter fraternity at the Citadel. Smythe spent most of his business years in cotton brokerage in Atlanta. Robert Smythe did not live at Cedar Grove, but visited often, conducting his business through manager Joe. H. King. <br></br> The earliest record of Cedar Grove Plantation dates to 1796 when Jack Lawson laid out a plantation of 2,160 acres between Jack's Creek and Taw-Caw. In the mid-1800's the plantation had grown to over 5,000 acres. Nearby features on this plat map include Jack's Creek, Highway 15, Manning Turnpike, Lake Marion, Nelson's Ferry Road, and St. Paul. <br></br> Legend at bottom right includes the signature of Seymour Somberg. In 1953 Seymour I. Somberg was listed as President of Forestry Aids (forestry - surveying) in Manning, South Carolina. [1] <br></br> [1] Eller, Robert C. ed. Surveying and Mapping. Volume XIII, No. 1 January - March, 1953. p. 252. (Online)
5474Lithographed Dymaxion Airocean World map by R. Buckminster Fuller.DetailsFuller, R. Buckminster1954
Dymaxion Airocean World Map Raleigh edition signed in manuscript by Fuller.
Fuller, R. Buckminster
1954
LOC:150
$5,250.00Fuller--R--BuckminsterDymaxion-Airocean-World-Map-Raleigh-edition-signed-in-manuscript-by-Fuller-<br></br>Scarce original offset-lithographed <strong>Dymaxion Airocean World map by R. Buckminster Fuller </strong> and Shoji Sadao [1]. From the "Raleigh Edition", (1954) of 3,000 copies. Red stamped sheet number "0138". Published by the Student Publications of the School of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. Verso blank. <br></br> R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion map projection is a method of projecting the spherical Earth onto a folded twenty-sided polyhedron known as an icosahedron. Fuller intended the map to be unfolded in different ways to emphasize different aspects of the world. This Dymaxion map displays mean annual low temperature. <br></br> An earlier version of Fuller's projection based on a cuboctahedron was featured in the March 1, 1943 edition of Life magazine. Titled “Life Presents R. Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion World”, the article included a pull-out section that could be assembled as a three-dimensional model. <br></br> Manuscript dedication to Carroll Williams signed "Buckminster Fuller" dated to June 1, 1956. From 1951-1954 Carroll Williams taught graphic arts at Black Mountain College, then in Black Mountain, NC Carroll collaborated with Buckminster Fuller on Geodesics, Inc. in Raleigh, NC during 1956-1957. <br></br> At bottom right is a pasted label with the return address for A.H. Fuller at 3013 Hillsboro Street. Here, A.H. Fuller is Fuller's wife Anne Hewlett Fuller d. 1983. <br></br> Includes a second large sheet with explanatory diagrams and text explaining the Dymaxion Airocean World Fuller Projective-transformation. U.S. Patent 2,393,676. <br></br> [1] Shoji Sadao (1927- 2019) Cartographer for the United States Army during WWII. Met Buckminster Fuller in the early 1950's while studying architecture at Cornell. Collaborated with Fuller in Raleigh, NC to draw the Dymaxion Airocean World map in 1954.
6612Historic-pictorial map of Charleston, S.C. by Marie Fenner, 1967.DetailsFenner, Marie1967
Rare 1960's Pictorial Map of Charleston South Carolina Queen City
Fenner, Marie
1967
LOC:500
$695.00Fenner--MarieRare-1960-s-Pictorial-Map-of-Charleston-South-Carolina-Queen-CityRare, overlooked 1967 original historic-pictorial map of Charleston, S.C. by artist Marie Fenner, Olde South Galleries, Charleston, South Carolina. Of the six historic-pictorial maps of South Carolina towns that are attributed to Fenner, this item (1967) is the earliest. <br><br> A tourist-oriented map of Charleston, the Queen City, full of sketches of local architecture and interesting details of the city. The map's border is surrounded with drawings of local and regional historical scenes including: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Willtown Bluff- Edisto Island c. 1807</li> <li>Seed from Madagascar, Carolina Rice Paddies - 1680</li> <li>Charles Town - The Port City - c. 1800</li> <li>The Old Citadel- Charleston's Arsenal</li> <li>Arming the Hunley Submarine February 17, 1864</li> <li>Volunteer Firefighters Organized 1736</li> <li>Charleston Museum Organized 1773</li> <li>Lining House - First Weather Observatory 1738</li> </ul> </div> Only one copy is found online, in WorldCat, at the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC. <br><br> Copyright 1967 by Old South Galleries. 2nd printing. This second printing ca. 1967 adds the Gallery's Charleston address next to the copyright date at bottom left: 64 Society Street, Charleston, S.C. 29401. The address is absent in the 1st printing copy held by the University of South Carolina. <br><br> Created by offset lithography in 1967 using the halftone process (1). Bottom right corner: Charleston Lithographing Co. On 20th century laid paper with an illegible watermark. Verso is blank <br><br>
6632Historic-pictorial map of Savannah, Georgia by Marie Fenner, 1968.DetailsFenner, Marie1968
Rare 1968 Savannah, Georgia Sovereign City Pictorial Map by Marie Fenner
Fenner, Marie
1968
LOC:500
$695.00Fenner--MarieRare-1968-Savannah--Georgia-Sovereign-City-Pictorial-Map-by-Marie-FennerAn attractive, tourist-oriented historic-pictorial map of Savannah, Georgia full of sketches of local architecture and interesting details of the city. At top center Fenner has drawn an image of James Edward Oglethorpe, the first Governor of Georgia. <br><br> As with other maps Fenner created in the late 1960's the map's border is surrounded with drawings of local and regional historical scenes including: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Fort Pulaski</li> <li>Tybee Light- 18th Century</li> <li>Cathedral of St. John the Baptist</li> <li>Forsyth Park</li> <li>The City Hall- Griffin Park</li> <li>Davenport House</li> <li>Monterey Square- General Pulaski Monument</li> <li>Fort Jackson, and Fort Wayne</li> </ul> </div> Only one copy is found online, in WorldCat, at the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC. <br><br> Copyright 1968 by Old South Galleries. <br><br> Printed in 1968 using the halftone process (1). Bottom right corner: Charleston Lithographing Co. On 20th century laid paper with an illegible watermark. Verso is blank
6631Historic-pictorial map of Columbia, S.C. by Marie Fenner, 1969.DetailsFenner, Marie1969
Original Pictorial Map of Columbia SC Beautiful Capital City by Fenner
Fenner, Marie
1969
LOC:500
$595.00Fenner--MarieOriginal-Pictorial-Map-of-Columbia-SC-Beautiful-Capital-City-by-FennerNow virtually unobtainable historic-pictorial map of Columbia, South Carolina "surveyed and delineated by Marie Fenner in 1968-69 A.D.". Olde South Galleries. The map's border is surrounded with drawings of local Columbia and regional South Carolina historical scenes including: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Confederate printing plant 1864</li> <li>Palmetto Armory and Iron Works - 1850</li> <li>Ainsley Hall Mansion</li> <li>The Fisher-Bachman House</li> <li>The Horry-Guinard House 1818</li> <li>The Governor's House</li> </ul> </div> Only one copy of Fenner's Historic Savannah found online, in WorldCat, at the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC. No sales recorded in AMPR. <br><br> Copyright 1969 by Old South Galleries. 1st Printing. <br><br> Created by offset lithography in 1969 using the halftone process (1). On 20th century laid paper. Verso is blank
6635Pictorial map for Alaska Flight Planning 1969 pub. Plan-a-Flight.DetailsLee, Eric and George Crowe1969
Alaska Pictorial Flight Planning Map Published by Plan-a-Flight Pub
Lee, Eric and George Crowe
1969
LOC:89
$625.00Lee--Eric-and-George-CroweAlaska-Pictorial-Flight-Planning-Map-Published-by-Plan-a-Flight-PubA very scarce original pictorial flight planning map for Alaska bush pilots complete with point-to-point routes, radio frequency and call sign for each airport. Compiled and Drawn by Eric Lee and George Crowe. Not in WorldCat or elsewhere online. <br><br> The area outside the route planning map is filled with sketches of aircraft and notes about early Alaskan bush pilots who flew them and their achievements in Alaska aviation history. <br> <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"></li> <li>Lockheed Vega - Wilkins and Eielson - First trans-polar flight - 1928 </li> <li>Fairchild - "Glacier Pilot" Bob Reeves</li> <li>de Haviland - Ben Eielson - First airmail flight in Alaska - 1924</li> <li>Cessna 180</li> <li>Piper Super Club</li> <li>"Jenny" - First flight- Fairbanks - 1923</li> <li>Standard (Hisso Powered) - Noel Wain- first to cross the Arctic Circle and land on the north side of Alaska - 1925</li> </ul> </div> This "Alaska Flight Planning Map" was published in 1969 by Plan-a-Flight Publishing. In 1968 Plan-a-Flight published a book- "Plan-a-Flight to Alaska- a complete flight guide book to the Alaska Highway." with a fold-out sequence map of airports and emergency airstrips along the Alaska Highway route. There are several institutions that hold the Plan-a-Flight guide book, while no holdings of this Alaska Flight Planning Map are found anywhere on the Internet. <br><br> Verso with a suggested survival equipment list, organized by season; mountain flying rules; and more than three dozen airport diagrams.
1136Pictorial map of downtown Manteo, North Carolina .DetailsWilson, John F.1979
Decorative pictorial map of Manteo, North Carolina
Wilson, John F.
1979
LOC:52
$225.00Wilson--John-F-Decorative-pictorial-map-of-Manteo--North-CarolinaInteresting pictorial map of downtown Manteo, North Carolina on Roanoke Island along Shallowbag Bay. This very decorative map is packed with features of daily life on Roanoke and provides a street map and birds-eye view of Manteo downtown ringed by pictures reflecting its maritime heritage including boats, sea chests, seagulls, oars, antique furniture, anchors, and foodstuffs. <br></br> A number of local historical homes are featured including the George Howard Creef House; the Forbes Nixon House; the Meekins House; the James Bonner House; and "The Old House" or George Washington Creef House, said to be one of the oldest structures then standing in downtown Manteo. Other key features pictured on the map are the Pioneer Theater; the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department; Water Oak at Mother Vineyard; and the Dare County Courthouse. <br></br> About the courthouse Wilson notes: <div class="indenttextblock"> "Erected 1904, replacing a wooden 1873 structure. The land for the building was donated by John Wescott in 1870 when the county of Dare was formed from the counties of Hyde, Tyrrell and Currituck. It was named in honor of Virginia Dare, the first child of English parents born in the New World." </div> <br /> Manteo is located on Roanoke Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Named the seat of government for Dare County in 1870, Manteo incorporated in 1899 and in 2010 had a population of just 1434 persons. <br></br> Published by John F. Wilson IV in 1979.
5429Pictorial map of Duck, North Carolina from 1983 by M. Price.DetailsPrice, Matthew1983
Historical Map of Duck and Beyond
Price, Matthew
1983
LOC:200
$155.00Price--MatthewHistorical-Map-of-Duck-and-BeyondPictorial map of Currituck Sound, the Atlantic Ocean and the Outer Banks in the vicinity of Duck, Dare County, North Carolina. Created by Matthew Price in 1983. <br></br> This "Historical Map of Duck and Beyond" is decorated with scenes typical to the area near Duck, North Carolina (past and present): crabs, whales, wild flowers, shipwrecks, and ducks. <br></br> Price shows the street network and notes many points of interest on that narrow strip of land in the Outer Banks including: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Old Navy bombing range (no bombing allowed during hunting season).</li> <li>Powder Ridge Gun Club</li> <li>Caffey's inlet station</li> <li>Maurice and Bea's Decoy Shops</li> <li>Home and duck shop of "Pop" Scarborough</li> <li>Ocean Beach campground</li> <li>Duck Woods Golf Course</li> <li>Old site of Martin's Point Club</li> <li>Carolina Dunes</li> </ul> </div>