Auction 96, Lot 197

"Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande Texas", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: Texas

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.


Condition: B

Closely trimmed at binders side affecting 4" of neatline. Toned along fold with very small chip at intersection and portion reinforced on verso.

Estimate: $60 - $75

Sold for: $35

Closed on 9/12/2001