Auction 169, Lot 249

"Lanai Government Survey", Hawaii Territorial Surveys

Subject: Lanai, Hawaii

Period: 1878 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

33.2 x 26.8 inches
84.3 x 68.1 cm

This fascinating and detailed early survey of the island was made under the direction of W.D. Alexander, Surveyor General of Hawaii Territory. The triangulation, topography, and boundaries are by J.F. Brown and M.D. Monsarrat. The island is divided into at least ten regions, all named and shown via coloration, with acreages given. It locates harbors, rocks, anchorages, school houses, villages, and peaks with elevations.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with several separations along the lower fold, light toning along the fold lines, and a few spots of foxing. There is a light dampstain entering the border at lower right.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2018