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Boston Harbor, Massachusetts from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1336
Sold for:
$160$130

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Boston Harbor, Massachusetts from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States. Washington: U.S. Coast Survey [Electrotype Copy No. 10 by G. Mathiot], 1863. Large chart printed on heavy paper, modified edition, based on the 1857 printing, with six land profiles along the bottom, detailed depiction of Boston area settlements and topography, and sailing directions in the upper right corner, old folds, some breaks in the paper where folds converge, framed, 37 x 29 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

A.D. Bache, Ben Folds, Electrotyping, Exploration of North America, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Coast Survey, U.S. National Geodetic Survey, United States

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