Auction 103, Lot 162

"Preliminary Survey of Anacapa Island and East End of Santa Cruz Island California", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California

Period: 1856 (dated)


Color: Black & White

26 x 9.3 inches
66 x 23.6 cm

A striking depiction, using full hachure shading to dramatize the steepness of these islands in the Santa Barbara Channel. Includes elevation view of the eastern extremity of the island with arch rock still intact. Although titled a "Preliminary Survey," this chart has extensive and detailed topographic detail along with numerous soundings.


Condition: A

Fine, clean example with one small spot.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003