Auction 96, Lot 183

"Preliminary Sketch of the entrances to Cape Fear River and New Inlet North Carolina", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1853 (dated)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 16.6 inches
34.3 x 42.2 cm

From a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bach, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States. This is a detailed coastal chart with sailing instructions. It locates Smithville, Fort Caswell, Bald Head Lighthouse.


Condition: B

Some browning and short separations along folds and close trimming (nearly to neatline) at binding side. Library stamp on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2001