Auction 162, Lot 284

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: A

A dark impression on a clean, bright sheet. Issued folding.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $1,600

Closed on 4/26/2017

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