"Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande Texas", U.S. Coast Survey
Period: 1854 (dated)
Publication: A.D. Bache
Color: Black & White
14.5 x 13.5 inches
36.8 x 34.3 cm
Detailed view of the first few miles of this great river. There is an observatory showing the small village of Bagdad. Nice topographical detail and many soundings given, even in the Rio Grande itself.
Closely trimmed at binders side affecting 4" of neatline. Toned along fold with very small chip at intersection and portion reinforced on verso.