Auction 109, Lot 235

"Extract from the U.S. Coast Survey Chart of Newark Bay", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1839 (published)


Color: Black & White

53.5 x 24 inches
135.9 x 61 cm

A large and detailed chart showing part of Staten Island and the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers emptying into the bay. Includes Morris Canal with soundings and marsh lands indicated.


Condition: B

The map itself is quite nice, with just a hint of a few foxing areas. Several short fold separations and intersection splits due to the thick paper and multiple folds. Map is printed on two sheets, joined as issued. Short tear at binding trim.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/1/2004