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The Map of Old Cape. The Land of bold explorers Heroic Pilgrims Hardy seamen Great fisheries and Famous ships.
Coulton Waugh. 1930. - Color map, 18 x 26 inches on sheet 22 x 30 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Browning at paper edge, light discoloration in margins now scarcely visible, very good condition with bright coloration. A handsome map in the old world style of Colton Waugh with impressive cartouche at centre and decorative borders in a wood-cut style. This border features portraits of six sailing ships with decorative sea-related designs. The map is filled with pictographs marking towns and many textual notes of historic interest. A map that celebrates the sea-faring history of this beautiful area. OCLC lists holdings in two US libraries (Buffalo and Boston Public Library). The map was issued in different sizes, colored and uncolored. This is a beautiful example of the larger version, colored as issued.
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