Auction 112, Lot 214

"San Diego Entrance and Approaches California", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California

Period: 1851 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 13 inches
30 x 33 cm

An important and early San Diego nautical map. Two-thirds of the plate is taken up by a chart of Point Loma and part of North Island. Remainder is a sketch chart of the entire Bay plus approaches from as far south as the Coronado Islands. Sailing directions, light houses, soundings, and topographical features are illustrated and noted. Locates the site of a proposed Lighthouse off Point Loma.


Condition: B

On sound paper with full margins. A few foxing spots, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/28/2005