18 the Western Coast of the US from San Francisco.... 174


Description: Reconnaissance of the Western Coast of the United States from San Francisco to Umpquah River

By: U.S. Coast Survey

Date: 1854 (dated)

Dimensions: 22.5 x 23.5 inches (57.15 x 59.7 cm)

This is a striking coastal survey of the Pacific coast from San Francisco California north to the Umpquah River in Oregon. The most notable feature of this map are the 12 views of varios locations along the coast. Also included in the map are various depths along the coast, three compass roses, and a section of text in the top left providing information on tides, compass headings, degrees of longitude and latitude, and notes concerning best times to sail, suggested harbor entrances and locations to drop anchor. This map is the middle sheet of three that charts the entire west coast of the continental United States.

Condition: Map is in B+ condition with some paper toning along folds.
Technique: Price in US$ 350.- In case of difference between prices in US$ and Euro the US$ price prevails.
  • Number: 1740115 (MP18346)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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