Auction 159, Lot 155

"[Lot of 21 - Maps of Lighthouse Districts in the United States]", U.S. Government

Subject: United States

Period: 1906 (dated)

Publication: Annual Report of the U.S. Light-House Board

Color: Printed Color

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This complete set of 21 maps covers 16 lighthouse districts along with an index map of the entire United States (three districts are mapped on multiple sheets). The maps show the various types of lights utilized including lighthouse depots, lighted buoys, light vessels and fog signals along with excellent detail along the coastlines. Many of the maps contain insets of coastal cities and harbors. Lithographed by Andrew B. Graham Co. in Washington D.C. and issued in the Annual Report of the U.S. Light-House Board. An interesting and informative set of maps at the turn of the 20th century.

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Condition: A

The maps are clean and bright and issued folding. The only flaw is two light damp stains in the lower folds of the index map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/14/2016

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