Auction 122, Lot 251

"Alaska Compiled from the Official Records of the General Land Office U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey … under the direction of I.P. Berthrong", General Land Office

Subject: Alaska

Period: 1908 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
38 x 30 inches
96.5 x 76.2 cm

This huge and very handsome map of the territory is filled with a remarkable amount of information and details. This edition, updated to 1908, includes 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, Sunrise and Knik Station are located. Compiled by M. Hendges, revised and drawn by Charles J. Helm. A very graphic and striking map.

References:

Condition: A

Embossed library stamp of Abor College Library at lower right just touching neat line. Issued folding. Map is near fine with beautiful color and full margins. Just a hint of toning at some folds.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007

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