"Eastern Part of Long Island Sound", Bache, Alex D.
Subject: New York - Long Island
Period: 1855 (dated)
Color: Black & White
34.6 x 24.6 inches
87.9 x 62.5 cm
Very informative sea chart of the eastern portion of Long Island Sound. Located are roads, residences, lighthouses and marine dangers in addition to detailed sailing instructions. Block and Gardiner's Islands are described, as well as Fisher's Island. Two vignettes of Montauk Point Lighthouse and a "View of Race Entrance into Long Island Sound " with profiles of the small islands located there. (Second Edition)
A sea chart that has seen some use. There is a tear entering map 3". Several small tears with old repairs around blank margins. Overall, light damp staining. Still sound, with some contemporary writing on verso.