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Auction 125, Lot 935

"Report of the Superintendent of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Showing the Progress of the Work during the Fiscal Year Ending with June, 1880", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: Exploration and Surveys, United States

Period: 1882 (published)


Color: Black & White

10 x 11.5 inches
25.4 x 29.2 cm

This volume contains a report of field operations for the year, 18 appendices and 32 folded charts. Many of the appendices discuss and illustrate the instruments used in coast survey work. There is also a large folded chart of the explorations of Columbus. Other folding sketches include: Point Judith to New York City; New York City to Cape Henlopen; Coast and Sounds of North Carolina; Chesapeake Bay and tributaries; Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; and many more.


Condition: B+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/24/2008