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Auction 99, Lot 630

"Navigational Notes on the Labrador Coast…Northernmost Labrador Mapped from the Air",

Subject: Surveys - Canada

Period: 1938 (published)

Publication: American Geographical Society


7.5 x 10 inches
19.1 x 25.4 cm

This volume was to accompany Special Publication No. 22. Written by Alexander Forbes, 25pp with 16 sketch maps in text, plus 6 large folding maps all in hard slipcase. Maps 1-5 are very detailed; sheet 6 is an index sheet of the area that shows details of the hundreds of control points used in this remarkable aerial survey. Maps measure approximately 19" x 25" with wide margins. A remarkable accomplishment.


Condition: A

Slipcase dirty, contents excellent. Maps are generally very good with limited fold toning and a few fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $35 - $50

Sold for: $25

Closed on 6/12/2002