Auction 154, Lot 211

"[Lot of 34] Chicago Harbor and Adjacent Waterways [and] [33 Related Maps]", U.S. Government

Subject: Chicago, Illinois

Period: 1913 (published)

Publication: HR Doc. 237, 63rd Congress, 1st Session

Color: Printed Color

6.3 x 9.5 inches
16 x 24.1 cm

This government document is housed in an attractive slipcase with original ribbon ties. It includes a 285-page report that states "for the proper solution of the complex transportation problems of Chicago cooperation between rail and water carriers is essential." The proposed infrastructure improvements include the rivers and harbors in the Chicago area including Chicago Harbor, Chicago River, Calumet Harbor, Grand Calumet and Little Calumet Rivers. Complete with 33 folding maps including the large (each 38.7 x 32.5") Chicago Waterways - Map Showing Industrial Conditions, Map Showing Railway Transportation Conditions, and Map Showing Waterway Transportation Conditions.


Condition: A

Maps and text are clean and bright. Slipcase has minor soiling and a library stamp.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2015