Auction 154, Lot 220

"[Lot of 5 - Survey Maps of Maine]", U.S. Government

Subject: Maine

Period: 1837 (published)

Publication: HR Doc. 143, 24th Congress, 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

5.4 x 8.7 inches
13.7 x 22.1 cm

These five maps were included in the topographical engineer's report to the Senate containing recent surveys completed in the state. The largest map, Survey of Kennebeck River (43 x 23") by Findlay, Bennett and Wilson shows the portion of the river from Woolwich north to Gardiner and is drawn in two sections. The other four maps, ranging in size from 31 x 20" to 27 x 32", shows survey work in Kennebec and Androscoggin County. Also includes a folding plate of cross sections. Rebound in maroon cloth.

References: Claussen & Friis #154-158; Phillips (Maps) p. 349.

Condition: B

The maps are good to very good with faint to light offsetting. The survey map of the Kennebeck River has moderate foxing and the "No. 2" map has a 5" binding tear closed on verso with archival tape. New binding is fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2015