Auction 98, Lot 161

"Molokai. Primary Triangulation by W.D. Alexander and M.D. Monsarrat. Topography and Boundaries by M.D. Monsarrat. Map by F.S. Dodge, C.J. Willis and S.M. Kanakanui. Scale 1:60000. 1897.", Hawaii Territorial Surveys

Subject: Hawaii

Period: 1897 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

48 x 25 inches
121.9 x 63.5 cm

First edition of this large map produced by Alexander, the Surveyor-General. It is difficult to image a more detailed map of the island - topography, watershed, villages, land grants, coastal detail, lava flows, property owners, it's all here. A huge and fascinating map of this beautiful island.


Condition: B

Great color and strong impression. Toned along some folds with several long split folds, most repaired on verso with archival tape, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2002