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Auction 143, Lot 280

"Map of Long Island, New York Showing Location of Wells…", U.S. Geographical Survey

Subject: Long Island, New York

Period: 1903 (dated)

Publication: Professional Paper No. 44

Color: Printed Color

25.5 x 61.5 inches
64.8 x 156.2 cm
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Joined on two sheets, this excellent topographical map of Long Island is filled with details and information. It shows well locations, waterworks pumping stations, groups of wells, and lines of tunnels. The colorful map has great detail on a scale of 1 inch = 2 miles and contour intervals at 20 feet. Includes the continental coastline to beyond Bridgeport, Connecticut. This is Plate XXIV from Professional Paper No. 44. Printed by the Julius Bien firm of New York.


Condition: A

There is a small ink notation in the upper blank margin away from the image, and some folds are reinforced on verso with archival tape. An excellent example for a map of this size.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/13/2013