Auction 119, Lot 271

"Territory of Hawaii", General Land Office

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1919 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
32.8 x 21.8 inches
83.3 x 55.4 cm

This is a large and colorful map that was "compiled from data on file in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey; U.S. Geological Survey; Hydrographic Office: Hawaiian Government Surveys, and other authentic sources under the direction of I. P. Berthrong Chief of Drafting Division." It was published under the direction of the commissioner Clay Tallman. With a large inset (12.5 x 7.5") at lower left providing a wider view of the entire archipelago. It notes in red the Hawaiian Islands Bird Reservation. A table gives the distance to the principle ports in the Pacific Ocean from Honolulu. Good detail on a scale of 1 inch = 12 miles. This chart indicates that it is updated to 1919.

References:

Condition: A

Good color and full margins. Folding as issued with a hint of fold toning and a couple tiny fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/9/2007

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