Auction 112, Lot 268

"Coast Chart No. 20 - New York Bay And Harbor", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: New York

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
26.5 x 30.5 inches
67.3 x 77.5 cm

This great coastal chart shows Sandy Hook, Raritan Bay, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan & the New Jersey shore along the Hudson River. Hundreds of depth soundings are depicted in the bay and into the Hudson and East Rivers. It includes detailed sailing directions & navigational notes on channels, lighthouses, buoys & beacons. Even the city streets and farms are shown in great detail.

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Condition: A

Clean and bright with several fold separations repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/28/2005

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