Auction 160, Lot 320

First Edition with No Legend

"West Point New York", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: West Point, New York

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.5 x 26 inches
52.1 x 66 cm

A highly detailed and accurate plan of the Military Academy extends to include the Delafield Reservoir, observatory and the Engineer's Gardens. There is good detail of the fortified Fort Clinton and its batteries. This edition contains no legend or red overprinting, indicating it is likely the first edition. Engraved from the original by H.C. Evans with title and lettering by E.A. Maedel.

References:

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning along the folds. There is a binding trim at left and an associated 1" binding tear that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $850

Closed on 11/16/2016

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