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Lot 0388
Heading: (U.S. Coast Survey)
Author: Bache, A.D.
Title: Maps and Charts of the United States Coast Survey
Place Published: [Washington, D.C.]
Publisher:
Date Published: 1854
Description:


60 electrotyped folding maps, each with a notice at the top: "Printed under Authority of an Act of Congress of the United States of June 3d 1844 by direction of the treasury Department A. D. Bache Superintendent Coast Survey." 30.5x28 cm. (12x11"), half black leather with marbled boards, marbled endpapers.



Inscribed and signed by A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey and great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin, to James A. McDougall, attorney and U.S. Senator for California,

Condition

Two inches of leather missing from head and tail of spine strip, covers and extremities rubbed with some losses; front hinge started, pages toned, several tears throughout, including to maps; overall good.

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Maps and Charts of the United States Coast Survey,

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000May 2, 2019
San Francisco, CA, USA