Auction 117, Lot 214

"Alaska Compiled from the Official Records of the General Land Office U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey … Under the Direction of Frank Bond…", General Land Office

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1906 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

37.3 x 28.8 inches
94.7 x 73.2 cm

A huge and very handsome map of the territory filled with a remarkable amount of information and details. Large insets of the Aleutian Islands, plus town plans of Sitka, Juneau and Nome. Legend locates cities, towns and settlements, National Forests, Military Reserves including Naval and light houses, Indian Reservations, and Reindeer Station Reserves. No sign of Anchorage in the area, but Ladds Station, Hope, and Knik Station are located. Made under the direction of Frank Bond, Chief of Drafting. Lithography by Andrew B. Graham Co., Washington, D.C. A very graphic and striking map.


Condition: A

Map is near fine with beautiful color and full margins. One fold has a small line of toning and a couple areas of very light offsetting. Embossed stamp of Abor College Library in lower right margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 12/6/2006