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Auction 164, Lot 312

First Edition with No Legend

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

Subject: West Point, New York

Period: 1883 (dated)


Color: Black & White

22.7 x 28.7 inches
57.7 x 72.9 cm
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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.


Condition: B+

A dark impression with several short fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape. There is a small abrasion just above Delafield Reservoir and a bit of offsetting of the map border. Issued folding.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $600

Closed on 9/13/2017