Auction 103, Lot 178

"Chart of Kennebeck River from Augusta to Gardiner", U.S. Corps of Engineers

Subject: Maine

Period: 1837 (dated)

Publication: 25th Congress, 2nd Sess., House Doc. No 114

Color: Black & White

25.4 x 14.5 inches
64.5 x 36.8 cm

This map was published in 1838 as part of Lt. Col. Stephen Long's 9-page report, which is still attached. Excellent detail along the river between the two towns plus a profile view below. Locates the U.S. Arsenal, a steam mill, steamboat landings, toll bridges and ferry locations.

References: Claussen & Friis #187; Koepp #I-28-1-5.

Condition: B

Tear at binding corner. Light scattered foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/11/2003