Auction 110, Lot 238

"Washington Sound and Approaches Washington Territory", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: Washington

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.5 x 26.7 inches
64.8 x 67.8 cm

Details the area centered on the San Juan Islands and filled with soundings, two magnetic variation roses, and other sailing information. Notes at left give additional information on soundings, light houses, and tides. Extends to show Whidbey Island with only two towns: Taftsonville and Coveland. The Straits of Juan de Fuca extend westward to beyond the Port Angelos, Ediz Hook, Observatory Pt. and Low Pt. A handsome chart that extends north into British Columbia to show the mouth of the Frazer River and Gabriola Island.


Condition: B

A couple of tiny fold intersection splits, a few spots, else very good. Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue, with later color.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005