This is a large, attractive, blue-back nautical chart of the North Atlantic, from south of the equator to about 60 degrees north, includes the coasts of United States, Northeast Canada and Hudson's Strait, Caribbean, northeastern South America, Western Europe. Great deal of detail is provided as to the coastal regions, soundings, topography, rivers, lakes, settlements, etc. multiple compass roses are shown. Several tracks are plotted. The 8 insets include most prominently Bermuda, Funchal Bay, Horta and Pin Bays, and Faya Channel, good depiction of the Azores, Caribbean, Madieras and Canary Islands. The chart is marked with the Imray globe / laurel wreath emblem. Imray Label and emblem are on verso.
1879 Imray Chart of the North Atlantic
Map Maker Specifics
J Imray, 1879, London
40 x 50 in. plus margins
Good-fair overall. A few scattered stain spots and very light toning. Few splits, largest 2 in., closed on verso (archival and clear tape). Marginal chips. The two joined sheets slightly separated on bottom. A few pencil markings (likely from actual use of the chart). Nice clear print. Uncolored. Rolled.