Auction 137, Lot 300

"[Lot of 2] Preliminary Chart of Key-West Harbor and Approaches… [and] A Map of the Peninsula of Florida…",

Subject: Florida

Period: 1844-52 (dated)


Color: Black & White

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A.Preliminary Chart of Key-West Harbor and Approaches…,U.S. Coast Survey, 1852, (17 x 14.5"). This is a chart of Key West and surrounding smaller islands. There is detail of soundings, sailing directions and a profile view of four different reefs showing elevation relative to sea level. Condition - excellent, especially for this map. Issued folding with normal binding trim at lower left. (A)

B. A Map of the Peninsula of Florida…, Office of the Surveyor General, 1844, (11 x 18"). Nice map of Florida showing the progress of surveying in the state. Condition - there are a few spots and scattered staining in the image and it is trimmed close to the neatline at top. (B)



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Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 9/14/2011