Original Map - "U.S. Coast Survey; A. D. Bache, Superintendent; Reconnaissance of False Dungeness Harbor, Washington; By the Hydrographic Party Under Command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. Assistant. 1853. [and] U.S. Coast Survey; A. D. Bache, Superintendent; Reconnaissance of New Dungeness Harbor, Washington; Topography by J. S. Lawson, Sub-Assist. Hydrography by the Party Under Command of Lieut. Comdg. J. Alden, U.S.N. Assistant. 1856."


Two charts printed on one sheet of paper. Original publisher's black and white engraved nautical charts of False Dungeness Harbor and New Dungeness Harbor in Washington Territory. The two charts are divided by a printed vertical line in the center. 1853 and 1856. Paper with margins measures 24 1/4" x 10 3/4"; actual chart area measures 22 1/4" x 9 1/2." Paper is very clean and intact except for slight darkening and a few creases and wrinkles. Titles are printed in the corners within each chart. In the upper-left corner is "No. 53." "Redd. [Reduced?] Drng. [Drawing] by J. R. Key" is printed in the lower-left corner. "Engd. [Engraved] by S. W. Bradley & App. W. A. Thompson." is printed in the lower-right corner. "Engd. by W. Smith & App. J. S. Pettit. Redd. Drng. by W. P. Schultz" is printed below the neatline in the center. Scales of distance in statute and nautical miles are included for each chart. Charts include soundings and show the topography and hydrography of False Dungeness Harbor and New Dungeness Harbor. Also included within each chart are a compass rose and notes with details about the soundings and other sailing directions. Some of the geographic and hydrographic features are labeled, such as the Straits of Juan de Fuca, Washington Territory, a "Salt Water Lagoon," an "Indian Village," an "Observatory," and locations of "Fresh Water."

Title: Original Map - "U.S. Coast Survey; A. D. Bache, Superintendent; Reconnaissance of False Dungeness Harbor, Washington; By the Hydrographic Party Under Command of Lieut. James Alden, U.S.N. Assistant. 1853. [and] U.S. Coast Survey; A. D. Bache, Superintendent; Reconnaissance of New Dungeness Harbor, Washington; Topography by J. S. Lawson, Sub-Assist. Hydrography by the Party Under Command of Lieut. Comdg. J. Alden, U.S.N. Assistant. 1856."

Author Name: Key, J. R. (Draftsman); Smith, W. (Engraver); Pettit, J. S. (App.); Schultz, W. P. (Draftsman); Bradley, S. W. (Engraver); Thompson, W. A. (App.)

Categories: Travels and Voyages, U.S. History, Transportation, Inc. Automobiles, Trains & Ships,

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Coast Survey: 0

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Map/Print

Seller ID: 020753

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