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From the Infancy of the Scientific Charting of California


Catalina Harbor, Catalina Island/ California. U. S. COAST SURVEY [Washington, DC, 1852]
U. S. Coast Survey A. D. Bache, Superintendent Reconnaissance Of Catalina Harbor And the Anchorage on the N. E. Side of the Island….
5 ¾ x 10 ½ inches
Some light foxing & toning, small marginal mend, very good.
$275


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Help for Heading West


Midwest/ Great Lakes.. ATWOOD, J. M. [New York, 1855]
Map Of The Western States...
21 3/4 x 26 1/4 inches.
Lithographed folding map with full original wash color, here flattened. [With:] Ensign & Thayer's Travellers' Guide... 1854. 33pp 2 pp. map catalogue in original maroon covers with nicely gold-stamped illustration and title; spine quite worn, covers less so, text detached; nice bright example of map with slight losses at fold intersections, few stains, overall near excellent.
$850


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The Rare First Edition of an Atlas of the Americas
By an Important American Publisher


Atlas/ Americana/ City Mapping. COLTON, G. W. [New York/ Baltimore, 1856]
Colton’s Atlas Of America, Illustrating The Physical And Political Geography Of North And South America And The West India Islands,….
Folio
in original publisher’s binding of brown cloth over boards, with faux black morocco backstrip, title and attractive vignette on front cover in gold, somewhat worn, two gouges in front cover; original binder’s label inside back cover; 63 map sheets; lithographs with original, wash hand coloring; lightly toned, else excellent.
$7,500


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An Elegant Chart of San Francisco Bay


San Francisco Bay. BRITISH ADMIRALTY [London, 1856/ 1860]
N. America West Coast San Francisco HarbourSurveyed by Lieut. James Alden U. S Navy 1856... .
25 1/4 x 37 1/2 inches.
Bottom of centerfold reinforced, one stain, else a fine, bright example on heavy paper.
$3,850


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Superb Pair of Pacific Coast Charts
With 27 Fine Coastal Profile Views


Pacific Coast: Vancouver Island to San Diego. BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ J. & C. WALKER-engravers. [London, 1858]
Two sheets: America West Cape Mendocino to Vancouver Id. from Cape Flattery southward... [and] America West Diego Bay to Cape Mendocino... .
Each, 38 1/2 x 25 1/4 inches
Engraved with lighthouses colored by hand. On heavy paper, slight spotting, else excellent condition.
$5,500


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