Auction 119, Lot 348

"Preliminary Chart of Galveston Bay Texas", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: Texas

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 20 inches
42.7 x 50.8 cm

The 4th edition of this handsome coastal chart shows the entire bay with the city located at its entrance on Galveston Island. There are insets of Clopper's Bar and Red Fish Bar. Extensive sailing instructions and the seal of the U.S. Coast Survey are featured.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now backed with sturdy Japanese tissue. Narrow (1/8") left border and minor toning along folds at bottom.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/9/2007