Auction 126, Lot 853

"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, 1882", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: Exploration and Surveys

Period: 1883 (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, 24 appendices and 25 charts. Two appendices are of particular interest: No. 17 Discussion of Pacific Coast Tides, with illustrations of San Diego Bay, Port Townsend and Astoria; No. 8 Report of the Measurement of the Yolo Base, California, which took several years to complete, including planning and acquisition of equipment.


Condition: A

Maps are very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/3/2008